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 of the Inspector General revealed.

The department watchdog, which had previously pushed the Department of State to stop sending dogs to these countries after an earlier investigation uncovered a number of animal deaths and other serious problems, wrote that it had “received notice of additional canine deaths that warrant immediate department action.”

The report released Friday said that two dogs sent to Jordan died in June and September of this year of “non-natural causes.”

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Source: Business Insider