KYK9 uses scent-specific search dogs to locate missing persons and effect justice for victims and their families. KYK9 is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.
Emergency Contact: 502-295-7972
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To find missing persons, KYK9 search dogs:
Follow the unique scent of a missing person.
Ignore scent of other people.
Follow bike and car trails.
Search and clear homes and buildings.
ID a person hiding in a crowd.
Locate human remains on land or in water.
- Find forensic evidence in criminal cases.
- Search anytime, night or day.
KYK9 Scent for Safety™ Program:
Pre-collect and store a person's unique scent. If person goes missing, search dogs can use collected scent to start searching immediately to find your loved one.
Quick, efficient K9 deployment increases chance of finding a missing or lost person unharmed.
This is only safety program that can reduce the length of time a person is missing.
The Program uses a proprietary forensic Scent for Safety™ Kit created by the KYK9 forensic team.
Scent for Safety™ kits can be purchased directly by individuals, families, and institutions.
To participate in or learn more about the program, please visit KYK9's Scent for Safety™ page
Watch this Video to Learn About KYK9
KYK9 thanks filmmaker Mark Cowherd, reporter Kirby Adams, and Kosair Charities for funding and producing this video.