North American Dogman Project

   cryptid dogman research 

Welcome to the NADP

About NADP:

 The NADP is made up of volunteers in many states of the continental US and growing. The majority of our members have backgrounds in the fields of law enforcement, military, and other crypto groups. Most are experienced observers, hunters and possess good tracking experience and ability. NADP members have professional technical knowledge, in handling equipment for evidence collection purposes. Our team is available 24x7x365, and we welcome anyone who is willing to aid us in the hunt.

Currently we have 543 members around the world. - updated 5-18-19

NADP Mission:

 The goal of the NADP is to gather as much information about the creature phenomenon known as the "Dogman'. We seek to unite researchers and investigators in one common goal and that is to organize, network, research, and report.



Joedy Cook

  •  Retired U.S. Army and Iraq war Veteran.
    He is one of the most active Dogman & Bigfoot researchers in the State of Ohio. Originally, he was a member of the Cincinnati UFO research group A.S.K. but realized that his interests were more in the field of cryptozoology. Joedy has been studying the Dogman & Bigfoot phenomenon since 1991 and is the author of several books;  He founded the North America Dogman Project ,Cryptid Seekers, as well as the Ohio Center for Bigfoot Studies. CO-Producer of the NADP DVD Documentaries : Wisconsin Werewolf, The Germantown Werewolf  and The Beast of Land Between the Lakes.  Joedy has appeared on several television programs, which discuss large primates in North America, including the History Channel’s Monster quest, SyFy Channel’s Sightings & Encounters and The Learning Channel’s Top Ten Mysteries of the World. Destination America's Mysteries and monsters in America Today, Joedy lives in Cincinnati and can be seen giving presentations at paranormal and cryptid conventions across the state and Canada. 


Adam Davis

Coming soon...


David Jones - Tech

  • Born and raised in Michigan
  • U.S.Army Communications Specialist Germany 1983-1989
  • Single father of two grown kids. 
  • Professional IT Analyst since 1991. 
  • Active Paranormal Investigator since 2005. EVP ghost voice specialist with a massive evidence archive on youtube to include a bigfoot encounter. Project Paranormal Investigations.
  • NADP Tech responsible for all things technical in capturing video and audio evidence of Dogman. 
  • Producer, Director, Editor for NADP LBL and Wisconsin Documentaries


News - 4/15/19

Additional Information

By Maira Ansari | April 15, 2019 at 5:07 PM EDT - Updated April 15 at 6:35 PM

HILLVIEW, KY (WAVE) - First llamas, then donkeys, and now sheep; The mystery of what is killing animals in Jefferson County continues.

A Hillview family says they have no idea what could have killed several of the sheep on their farm, and some of them are missing. The farm is in Jefferson County, surrounded by industrial businesses.

Mary Smith boards her horse at the farm. She spends a lot of time there because she says it’s relaxing to see the horses, sheep and chickens. She says she’s an animal lover and wants to know what could have killed and hurt the sheep.

"They told me that they had found five dead and seven were missing,” Smith said. “So obviously something came in here and bothered them.”

One of the sheep was hurt so bad, the owner of the farm had to put it down.

“Looks like the sheep were in total shock didn’t even move just stood there,” Smith said. “The whole area under stomach looked like it had been chewed on. I had trouble sleeping because I’m an animal lover. I knew about the llamas and donkeys, that bothered me."

WAVE 3 News contacted Louisville Metro Animal Services on Monday and two officers came by. Mary doesn’t think coyotes were behind it, she’s hoping these officers can figure it out.


“I have no idea but, something is coming in these fields and bothering these animals,” Smith said. "I don't want this to happen to other animals and what worries me it's still out there."

Louisville Metro Animal Services says they are looking into this.

As for the cases involving the llamas and donkeys, they still don’t know what killed those animals.

NADP update:

Kentucky NADP researchers are looking into this.