K-9 Ting
  • Name: Ting
  • Specialty: Explosives Detection/Search Enhanced Evidence K-9 (S.E.E.K.)
  • Breed: Labrador Retriever
  • Color: Yellow
  • Sex: Female
  • Weight: 55 pounds
  • Birthday: July 4, 2013
  • Training: ATF National Canine Center, Front Royal, VA
  • Handler: Special Agent Canine Handler Katherine Barton Scanlan
  • Location: New Orleans Field Division

K-9 Ting is an ATF Explosives Detection Canine assigned to the New Orleans Field Division with Special Agent Canine Handler (SACH) Katherine Barton. K-9 Ting's 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 Ting started her training with the Guiding Eyes for the Blind organization. 

K-9 Ting and SACH Barton work closely with law enforcement partners on a variety of cases. K-9 Ting spends much of her time assisting with the fight against violent crime in the City of New Orleans and the surrounding parishes. She also participates in protective sweeps for the many special events that take place in New Orleans as well as dignitaries visiting the area.

Last Reviewed February 10, 2021