Grace

K-9 Grace finds evidence
  • Name: Grace
  • Specialty: Explosives Detection/Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.)
  • Breed: Labrador Retriever
  • Color: Black
  • Sex: Female
  • Weight: 67 pounds
  • Birthday: September 9, 2018
  • Training: ATF National Canine Center, Front Royal, VA
  • Handler: Special Agent Canine Handler Nicholas Dilello
  • Location: Dallas Field Division

 K-9 Grace is an ATF Explosives Detection Canine assigned to the Dallas Field Division with Special Agent Canine Handler Nicholas Dilello. Her job is to find explosives, guns and ammunition. She is also an ATF Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.) able to work off leash up to 150 yards away from her handler and detect more than 19,000 distinct odors. K-9 Grace started her training with the Guide Dogs for the Blind foundation. 

Recent Find

Recently during a search warrant operation, K-9 Grace located approximately 100 rounds of ammunition and several magazines believed to belong to a convicted felon on the run inside the United States illegally.

Last Reviewed December 10, 2020