Question: Do Airport Dogs Smell Drugs?

Do airport dogs smell Molly?

Certainly.

Heck, humans can smell it in large amounts or up close.

Most dogs are not trained to spot MDMA (and most of those that are focus on smuggling/shipping ports, not casual users.).

What drugs can drug dogs sniff out?

Once dogs with a strong scent drive are found, the CBP screens them for potential medical issues. If they clear their physicals, Landrum said, the dogs begin their training. Trainers scent one toy with four target odors, such as marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamines, and heroin, and teach the dogs to find the toy.

Does TSA check checked bags for drugs?

“TSA officers DO NOT search for marijuana or other illegal drugs. Our screening procedures are focused on security and detecting potential threats. But in the event a substance appears to be marijuana or a cannabis-infused product, we’re required by federal law to notify law enforcement.

What are TSA dogs looking for?

The dogs sniff the air currents surrounding travelers and their belongings as they pass through the airport terminal in an effort to detect anyone who may be carrying explosives. In doing so, the canine teams assist with the efficiency and effectiveness of TSA’s screening operations.

Do TSA dogs smell for drugs?

No need to freak out. Those K-9’s at the airport are BOMB dogs, not drug dogs. They are trained in detecting one thing only – explosives. Not the tiny amount of weed in your bag.