Private Investigator Karin TarQwyn

America's K9P.I.

Karin TarQwyn is the most recognized missing dog expert in North America. Since 2005, she has worked full time assisting pet owners in the location and recovery of their missing pets. TarQwyn's focus is on missing and lost dogs with a particular interest in the process and techniques necessary for the recovery of missing dogs that may be Shy, Timid, Aloof, Reserved or Skittish, (STARS).

TarQwyn has pioneered the art and science of K9 Profiling and Aerial location which allows her and other private investigators, the opportunity to assist pet owners with strategies designed specifically for their missing dog. 

TarQwyn appears regularly on TV shows and in the media.  She has  been featured and filmed by CNN, Animal Planet, the Today show, People, PBS, Dog Fancy and over fifty TV shows and newscasts across the U.S. Private Investigator Karin TarQwyn appears as a subject matter expert on the Animal Planet web site as well as the Dog Whisperer's... Cesar's Way.

Licenses, Certifications & Subjects of Special Study

Licensed Private Investigator in the State of California... CA license #PI 28194

Licensed Private Detective in the State of Nebraska...license #656

Licensed Private Investigator State of Florida License # C1700085  A 1700050 

Licensed Private Investigator State of Missouri License # 2014 012295

Licensed Private Investigator State of Iowa  #112638 & # 1557NE

Licensed Private Investigator State of  Kansas License #D-5922

Licensed Private Investigator State of Texas License # 51261101

Graduate - American University of Private Investigations

CERTIFIED MASDN - Missing Animal Scent Dog Network 

Worked, trained, studied, participated or attended  the following:

PRESIDENTS DNA Initiative Crime Scene & DNA Basic


Alameda County SAR 

Contra Costa County SAR

Alameda Police Department K9 unit

CARDA California Rescue Dog Association

Human Remains Detection

Evidence Preservation

The Use of K9s in Forensic Investigations

Cold Case Forensic Detection

NASAR Scent Theory 

BSAR: Red Cross Emergency Med First Responder 

Mantracking CARDA 

Wilderness Night Search CARDA 

Cadaver; Urban Trailing; Variable Surface Tracking

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