Tobacco Detection News

Eight thousand pounds-worth of illegal tobacco has been found, concealed in a shop's wall cavity in Swansea.

The amazing discovery was made thanks to Cooper, a new tobacco search dog, trained by Stuart Phillips of Pembrokeshire based B.W.Y Canine Ltd.

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.'

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. 

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.

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 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.

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).

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. 

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.

Closure notice and community sentences issued following seizure of illegal tobacco products in Ross-on-Wye.

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Formed in 2009, B.W.Y CANINE is now a leading supplier of specialist detection dogs for UK and international clients. B.W.Y CANINE provides a range of sniffer dog services to a very diverse range of clients for detecting Drugs, Explosives, Firearms and Counterfeit Tobacco. Our clients include Police Services, Trading Standards, Private Companies, NHS Trusts, Oil Refineries and the 3rd largest Port Authority in the UK.

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