Canines (W6399-17JE03/B)

Tender Notice


Publishing status


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2018/11/13 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
  • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
  • Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
Lowest/Lower Bid
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Courteau, Robert
Contact email
Contact phone
(819) 420-5322 ( )
Contact fax
(819) 956-3814
Contact address
11 Laurier St./ 11 rue, Laurier
6A2, Place du Portage
Gatineau, Québec  K1A 0S5

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Trade Agreement: CETA / WTO-AGP / NAFTA / CFTA / FTAs with Peru / Colombia / Panama / Korea
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

Canines - Canins

Courteau, Robert
Telephone No. - (819) 420-5322
Fax No. - (819) 956-3814

1.1. Purpose
The purpose of this statement of work is to define the scope and requirements that apply to the Standing Offer for the provision of Canines to the Department of National Defense (DND).

1.2. Background
DND has a requirement for Canines that demonstrate the characteristics and capabilities to successfully complete a demanding training program followed by working in a challenging operational environment.  The nature of the operations and the training undertaken by DND makes it essential that the Canines possess unique skills and are able to perform a variety of specifically assigned functions under the direct control of the handler.  

The Offeror must provide the following:

(a) Canines in accordance with the selection process at Section 3.1 including the following documentation with each Canine:
i. Scorebooks and/or pedigree certification if applicable to the Canine; and
ii. Medical certification including the following:
a. Vaccination certificates;
b. Vaccinations required for travel;
c. Original x-rays of all limbs and joints; and
d. Verification from a certified veterinarian that a health examination was conducted within three (3) months at time of offering as follows:
1. Examination of gait, skin/coat, teeth/jaws, heart/lungs and limbs/joints; and
2. No deviations from normal were detected;

(b) Warranty and exchange of Canines in accordance with Section 3.4.

3.2. Canine Characteristics

The Canines offered must have the following characteristics:

(i) Breed - The Canine must be a mix or pure-bred within the three (3) breeds listed below.  DND may consider a mix of one (1) of the breeds below with another recognized working or sporting breed if it displays exceptional characteristics and suitability for employment with DND:
i. Belgian Malinois;
ii. German Shepherd; and
iii. Dutch Shepherd;

(j) Age - The Canine must have a documented (birth record) age between 10 and 36 months at the time of selection; and

(k) Weight - The Canine must have a weight at full maturity of 45 to 80 pounds.

See documents for further information and requirements.
Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW__PV.B956.E75565.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2018-10-02
ABES.PROD.PW__PV.B956.F75565.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2018-10-02
ABES.PROD.PW__PV.B956.E75565.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2018-10-05
ABES.PROD.PW__PV.B956.F75565.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2018-10-05
ABES.PROD.PW__PV.B956.E75565.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2018-10-31
ABES.PROD.PW__PV.B956.F75565.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2018-10-31

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