Children and Dogs Work Together to Free the World of Landmines

Bianca of Kingston, N. H., is one of those ordinary sixth-graders who loves her dog; in her case, a Bouvier des Flandres named Bear. “He looks like a teddy bear, ” she says. But this 11-year-old girl’s love for her Read More …

Melton military dog shortlisted for national award

A military dog based at Melton credited with saving the lives of ‘countless’ soldiers by detecting explosive devices during a long career serving in war zones has been shortlisted for a special national award. VROOM, a Melton military dog who Read More …

Officers’ “partners in crime” from all over the nation train in Dothan

Teaching a dog a new trick is one thing, but training one to help officers find missing people, apprehend fugitives, and detect drugs is another. To improve these skills, the Dothan Police Department is holding its Annual K-9 Seminar for Read More …

Super Bowl security shows the easy-going 1960s are long gone

Ensuring the safety of fans and players at this year’s Super Bowl in Miami entails an extraordinary deployment of law enforcement assets, even by recent standards, in keeping with heightened global tensions and fears of home-grown violence. The show of Read More …

US Takes Back 10 ‘Antiterrorism Assistance’ Dogs From Morocco

The US Department of State has taken back 10 “antiterrorism assistance” dogs from Morocco, announced the US Office of the Inspector General (OIG). “In August 2019, 10 [Department of State Antiterrorism Assistance] canines were repossessed from Morocco because the dogs were not Read More …

The US has decided to stop sending bomb-sniffing dogs to two Middle Eastern countries after many of the animals died

The US has made the decision to temporarily stop sending explosive-detection dogs to Jordan and Egypt after discovering that a lot of the animals had died as a result of poor treatment, a report from the Department of State’s Office Read More …

Doggone bombs: Team MacDill integrates joint force counter-IED training

Success on the battlefield is dependent upon the ability of Airmen to execute their duties at an optimum level. Units from different specialties lean on each other’s experience and expertise to be able to execute missions with precision. For Airmen Read More …

Colombian troops airlift army sniffer dog to hospital after it is bitten by a snake while searching for explosives

The troops, from the Hercules task force, had been investigating a coca crop and Luna was there to detect any mines or explosives set up by a drug gang to deter the authorities, according to local reports. Luna was sniffing Read More …