On Monday 6 July, Southampton City Council’s Trading Standards Service conducted an illegal tobacco operation at two shops and a secure storage unit in Southampton. They were assisted by officers of Hampshire Constabulary and B.W.Y. Canine Ltd, who provided a tobacco detection dog, named 'Cooper.'
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K9 Live Talk by B.W.Y Canine
Wednesday 22nd April will see the launch of K9 Live Talk by B.W.Y Canine.
Covid-19 has affected the world in many ways and people across the world are locked down, unable to leave their homes. just one of many areas affected is dog training, so to help with dog training K9 Live Talk has been launched.
Over the coming weeks guest speakers will join Stuart Phillips for live question and answer sessions, aimed at those who work and train dogs.
Illegal tobacco worth £18,000 seized from homes and cars across Newcastle
Around 27,000 suspected illegal cigarettes and 3kg of hand-rolling tobacco was seized as part of a two-day operation using sniffer dogs from Pembrokeshire based B.W.Y Canine Ltd.
Pembrokeshire sniffer dog team recognised by Police for disrupting organised crime.
Herefordshire Local Policing Area Commander, Superintendent Sue Thomas has expressed her pride in her local officers and community at the recent Herefordshire Police annual medal and awards ceremony.
Amongst those receiving awards were Pembrokeshire based sniffer dogs Yoyo and Scamp as well as their handler and trainer Stuart Phillips.
Bootleg cigarettes seized in shop raids across Darlington
BOOTLEG cigarettes worth £18,000 in street value have been seized following a series of raids in shops across Darlington thanks to detection dogs Scamp and Yoyo from B.W.Y Canine Ltd.
Special commendation for search dog Scamp
SCAMP, the tobacco and cash detection dog, has sniffed out a major award, receiving a Special Commendation for his detection work from the Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG).
Detection Dog 'Scamp' Wins Top Award
Springer Spaniel Scamp, a tobacco and cash detection dog has picked up the top award during a prestigious award ceremony in London. Over the past 6 years Scamp has found over £8 million pounds-worth of illegal tobacco products, during operations with Trading Standards, Police and Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs.
20,000 illegal cigarettes seized during Gateshead operation
Gateshead Council Trading Standards and officers from Northumbria Police uncovered the haul of illegal tobacco with the help of a highly trained tobacco sniffer dog in a series of intelligence-led daytime raids.
Yoyo the sniffer dog helps with closure notice and community sentences
Closure notice and community sentences issued following seizure of illegal tobacco products in Ross-on-Wye.
£19K of illegal cigarettes could not have been seized without detection dog Yoyo
Officers from Herefordshire Council's Trading Standards and West Mercia Police would not have found 37,000 illegal cigarettes had it not have been for a tobacco detection dog Yoyo. A vehicle connected to a Ross-on-Wye shop contained £19,000 worth of illegal cigarettes and was identified in a car park by specialist tobacco detection dog Yoyo, from Pembrokeshire based B.W.Y Canine Ltd.