Science Dogs of New England – Ellsworth, Maine

Science of Dogs of New England - Logo Lindsay Ware has a passion for wildlife and conservation. That is why she started Science Dogs of New England. This new business creates opportunities and solutions for conservation and environmental research in New England using highly trained dogs for efficient, low-impact data collection and conservation processes.

Lindsay Ware and DogLindsay worked with Shannon Byers, a business advisor at the Maine SBDC hosted by CEI, to help her think through her idea, understand her market and work through the steps of starting a business. They discussed her branding and marketing message including logo design, website, and attire.  They also worked together to review her processes and operations.

Lindsay Ware and Dog workingDog detecting, Science Dogs of New EnglandScience Dogs of New England officially launched in 2019. They supply scent detection teams to conservation and research organizations such as government agencies, private organizations, and educational institutions. Each highly-trained dog is accompanied by a handler that is not only skilled in working with their canine partner but is also an experienced field biologist.

Dog from Science Dogs of New EnglandTheir dogs are trained in scent detection and physically primed for fieldwork. Their science dogs are prepared to tract and detect live animals, animal scat, egg masses, plants, and more. Conservation detection dogs have been repeatedly shown to increase sample size, cover large study areas more efficiently, find small targets, and have a low ecological impact on study areas.

Business Advisor: Shannon Byers 

For more information on this growing Maine business, visit their WEBSITE or follow them on Facebook.