Country group Switzerland

The country subsection Switzerland aims to encourage a regional exchange among active and interested dog handlers regarding the topic “Wildlife Detection Dogs” in Switzerland. As such, it serves as a platform for organizing training sessions and other events related to the topic. One additional objective is, to distribute knowledge about the responsable use of wildlife detection dogs in monitoring and research.

Projects/operative services of WDD members in Switzerland:

  • 2013-2015: leveret detection dog (HoppHase, Universität Zürich)
  • 2016-now: bat roost detection dog (Stiftung Fledermausschutz Zürich, Artenspürhunde Schweiz, Universität Freiburg)
  • 2017-now: otter detection dog (pro lutra, Artenspürhunde Schweiz)
We are looking forward to have more interested people from Switzerland joining WDD!


Denise Karp
Mail: CH [at] wildlifedetectiondogs.org