K-9 Annie poses outside in front of a memorial.
  • Name: Annie
  • Specialty: Explosives Detection/Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.)
  • Breed: Labrador Retriever
  • Color: Black
  • Sex: Female
  • Weight: 55 pounds
  • Birthday: Nov. 21, 2021
  • Training: ATF National Canine Training Center, Front Royal, VA
  • Handler: Special Agent Canine Handler/Explosives Specialist Daniel Kerwin
  • Location: Washington Field Division: Falls Church 1 Field Office

Annie and her handler are assigned to ATF’s Washington Field Division - Falls Church I Field Office (Arson & Explosives). Annie supports ATF’s mission of protecting the public and combating violent crime by assisting federal, state and local law enforcement agencies across the United States with the detection of firearms, ammunition and explosives. Annie is certified by ATF as a Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.) and can search for evidence off-leash while being directed by hand signals, remote tone and whistle commands. 

Fun Facts: Annie was raised by the Puppies Behind Bars Program prior to her ATF training. Annie’s sisters, E.J. and Austin, are both ATF K-9s.

Last Reviewed December 27, 2023