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Brianna Acevedo

Area Search Instructor

Brianna Acevedo graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor degree in Animal Science. She currently works full time for Global Training Academy (GTA), an internationally recognized training facility providing dogs to law enforcement, military, and fulfilling overseas contracts. She is an instructor/trainer for GTA and produces dogs fully trained in narcotics detection, explosive detection, tracking, and patrol work. Brianna also handles both narcotics and explosive detection dogs for contract searches for schools, prisons, stadiums, and other facilities. Prior to working at GTA she worked for K10 Working Dogs and specialized in the raising and training of puppies to be sold as working dog candidates to military and law enforcement. Brianna is a canine handler federally for Texas Task Force 1 and locally for TEXSAR (Texas Search and Rescue). She currently has a male belgian malinois (Kovu) who is certified with FEMA’s Type 1 USAR Certification Evaluation-Live Find and also certified through NASAR’s Canine SARTECHII Area Search (60-80 acres). She also has a female border collie (Snitch) who is certified through NASAR’s Canine SARTECHII Area Search (60-80 acres) and also certified through GTA and PacesetterK9 for narcotics detection.