Through research, teaching and outreach, the Canine Performance Sciences program continually improves animal detection science and technology to serve and defend the nation and society.

Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has rich traditions in research and in understanding animal performance.  Canine Performance Sciences researchers continue groundbreaking research efforts in olfaction and detection, as well as in veterinary sports medicine and canine breeding.

The program is a national leader in understanding the physical, physiological and psychological needs of athletic and working animals and the benefits that exercise can have on their general health. Their work includes the internationally-known, patent-pending VAPOR WAKE® technology, licensed through the Auburn Research Technology Foundation for delivery by AMK9 Academy to expand its employment in defense of the nation and society.


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Canine Performance Sciences
104 Greene Hall 
College of Veterinary Medicine
Auburn University, AL 36849
Phone: 334-844-5646

Jim Floyd DVM, MS, DACT
Interim Director
Canine Performance Sciences

Craig Angle PhD, ME.d, ATC, CSCS 
Associate Director
Richard G. and Dorothy A. Metcalf Veterinary Sports Medicine Program


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