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​The Real  Pet Detectives...

Licensed investigators  specializing in lost dogs

The Real Pet Detectives, licensed private investigators with tracking dogs trained to find lost dogs.

Pet Detectives Case Review:

If you have a missing or lost pet, we urge you to make that phone call.

 Call 888-569-5775.


   Licenses, Certifications & Subjects of Special Study

  • Licensed Private Investigator in the State of California... CA license #PI 28194
  • Professional member CALI - California Association of Licensed Investigators
  • Licensed Private Detective in the State of Nebraska...license #656
  • Licensed Private Investigator State of Florida License # C1700085  A 1700050 
  •  Licensed Private Investigator State of Missouri License # 2014 012295
  • Licensed Private Investigator State of Iowa  #112638 & # 1557NE
  • Licensed Private Investigator State of  Kansas License #D-5922
  • Licensed Private Investigator State of   Texas License # 51261101
  • Graduate - American University of Private Investigations
  • CERTIFIED MASDN - Missing Animal Scent Dog Network 
  • Active Member NASDN - North American Search Dog Network

         Worked, trained, studied, participated or attended                the following:

  • PRESIDENTS DNA Initiative Crime Scene & DNA Basic
  • NASDN-NORTH AMERICAN SEARCH DOG NETWORK 2010- 5 day Midwest training
  • Alameda County SAR 
  • Contra Costa County SAR
  • Alameda Police Department K9 unit
  • CARDA California Rescue Dog Association
  • Human Remains Detection
  • Evidence Preservation
  • The Use of K9s in Forensic Investigations
  • Cold Case Forensic Detection
  • NASAR Scent Theory 
  • BSAR: Red Cross Emergency Med First Responder 
  • Mantracking CARDA 
  • Wilderness Night Search CARDA 
  • Cadaver; Urban Trailing; Variable Surface Tracking

Karin TarQwyn

Karin TarQwyn

Private Investigator

K9 Handler

Founder Lost Pet Professionals

America's REAL Pet Detective

Trainer- K9 Handlers and Tracking Dogs

 Private Investigator Karin TarQwyn is the most recognized pet detective and missing dog expert in North America. Since 2005, she has worked full time assisting pet owners in the location and recovery of their missing pets. TarQwyn's focus is on missing and lost dogs with a particular interest in the process and techniques necessary for the recovery of missing dogs that maybe Shy, Timid, Aloof, Reserved or Skittish, (STARS).

TarQwyn has pioneered the art and science of K9 Profiling and Aerial location which allows her and other private investigators, the opportunity to assist pet owners with strategies designed specifically for their missing dog or cat. 

TarQwyn appears regularly on TV shows and in the media.  She has  been featured and filmed by CNN, Animal Planet, the Today show, People, PBS, Dog Fancy and over fifty TV shows and newscasts across the U.S. Private Investigator Karin TarQwyn appears as a subject matter expert on the Animal Planet web site as well as the Dog Whisperer's... Cesar's Way.