Canine scent detection is a proven and critical asset in today's society. From detecting human illnesses, aiding search and rescue efforts, sniffing out invasives, or assisting law enforcement, the canine nose is an invaluable tool.


The MCDI canines are experts in scent detection for environmental science and conservation efforts and can learn any detectable scent in as little as a few hours. Our dogs have the ability to learn over 20 target odors and can detect multiple scents simultaneously. Canine scent detection is a non-invasive method of data collection that is typically be less labor intensive and more reliable than traditional methods.


We're proud to offer our detection teams for projects in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, and beyond! Get in touch if you'd like to partner with us, or learn more about our work!  


New Zealand Mudsnail

Invasive spp

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Bat Mortality Surveys

Threatened/protected spp

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Eastern Tiger Salamander

Indicator spp

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Bumble Bee Nest

Threatened/protected spp

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Gypsy Moth Egg Mass

Invasive spp

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Blue-spotted Salamander

Indicator spp

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Wood Turtle

Threatened/protected spp

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Wild Parsnip (rosette)

Invasive spp

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Our growing organization is always looking to expand our project library and provide assistance to researchers, universities, and state and federal organizations. If you have any questions about your project or would like to work with us, please reach out.

A conservation canine can be used to detect:

  • Agricultural pests

  • Apiary inspection and honey bee diseases

  • Aquatic species and diseases

  • Forestry diseases

  • Fungi

  • Insects

  • Plants

  • Scat & Fur

  • Wildlife diseases

Unsure if your target object or species can be detected? Just ask us! We would be happy to discuss your project with you.


Offering services in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and beyond!

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