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Memoirs of a Former Explosives Detection Canine Handler: What It Really Means to Work Like a Dog

Posted on: August 16, 2016 - No Comments

We’ve heard the phrase “work like a dog” but how many of us really understand what that means? I know and from my first-hand experience I’ll tell you why.

Hero Dog Nominee – Kota

Posted on: September 3, 2014 - No Comments

Kota is a nominee for the 2014 American Hero Dog Award, presented by the American Humane Association. A heroic police dog with a wild story to tell, Kota saved the lives of his human partners when they faced a dangerous suspect. CAST YOUR VOTE FOR THE 2014 AMERICAN HUMANE ASSOCIATION HERO DOG AWARD! Here's Kota's story: "On January 3, Read More

Private Drug-Sniffing Dogs: A Good or Bad Idea?

Posted on: July 18, 2014 - 2 Comments

Drug-sniffing dogs are no longer limited to law enforcement. The industry is being privatized by individual trainers and their dogs, who search the homes of people who feel they have a family member that may be using illegal drugs. These businesses utilize the same techniques used by law enforcement, but are not legally obligated to report what they find. Tom Read More