Exceptional Canines

K9 Pipe Inspections leak sniffing detector dogs find leaks along buried oil, natural gas, and saltwater disposal pipelines.

Our canines services work well in conjunction with hydrostatic or nitrogen pressure testing. 

Contact us to find out how our dogs can help optimize your integrity management and damage prevention plan.

K9 Pipe Inspections

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Leaks Located in Permian Basin

K9 Pipe Inspections worked on 8700 feet of 12" fiberglass line located in the Permian Basin.

KPI services were called after another leak detection service was unable to locate the known leaks. Services were performed after a substantial rain storm

Leak Detection in Delaware Basin

K9 Pipe Inspections worked on a 0.6 mile 4" natural gas line located along the Texas/New Mexico border.

The line had been brought up to pressure several times prior to KPI's arrival, but the water from the leak was not surfacing. K9 Pipe

K9 Pipeline Inspections Dog Rouge
Meet Rogue

Rogue is a Czech Shepherd, and our newest addition to our pipeline leak detection team. We seek high drive dogs with serious hunt drive and stamina. Not only does our newest addition have excellent working genetics, she has demonstrated

How detection dogs find pipeline leaks

How does it work?


A dog’s nose is composed of turbinates. Turbinates are the spongy tissues along the long shelves of bone in the breathing passage of the nose. Part of what makes a detection dog great is

KPI Dogs find what other technologies miss

Leaks will take the path of least resistance, which is not always above the pipeline. A dog’s mobility and acute sense of smell allows for a thorough scan of an area to identify leaks that other technology may miss. This is one of many reasons why