Research & Development


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Research Facilities
  • On-Site Environmental Building can maintain temperatures between -30° and 130° Fahrenheit to investigate physiological response to varied temperatures, and olfactory challenges in varied temperatures
  • Imprint Building with Odor-Clean Environment
  • Environmental Reactivity Room
Research Collaborations
  • Duke University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Office of Naval Research
  • Army Research Office
  • Army Research Laboratories
  • Department of Homeland Security
K2 Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee oversees all aspects of care of canines involved in research projects in accordance with guidelines established by the Animal Welfare Act
Research Focus
  • Emotional Reactivity Studies
  • Olfaction and Discrimination
  • Detection Performance Field Studies
  • Identification of Metabolic Demands and Environmental Stressors
  • Conditioning Studies
  • Development of Unique Training Aids
  • Development of Diversified Systems of Training Techniques
  • Technology Development and Integration – Canine as Sensor Platform
  • Canine Genomics
  • Canine Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physiological Studies in Working Dogs
  • Canine Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Benefits of Low-Light Laser Therapy
  • Product Testing and Evaluation
Ways K2 Can Support Your Research
  • Project Management Professionals
  • Technical Writing Professionals
  • Experimental Design Expertise
  • Diverse Facilities and Resources
  • Veterinary Diagnostic Capabilities
  • Animal Care Specialists
  • Key Network Contacts
  • Database Development and Analysis