A police dog, often referred to as a “K-9” (which is a homophone of canine) in some areas, is a dog that is trained specifically to assist police and other law-enforcement personnel in their work. The most commonly used breed is the German Shepherd, although now Belgian Malinois are also fairly popular dogs to use… A growing number of law-enforcement organizations outfit dogs with ballistic vests,… more info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Policedog
Jim and Gloria Slater of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, owners of K9 Storm Inc., design and manufacture the best canine tactical force suits used worldwide.
Here are 2 videos related to Military K9 units.
Published on Feb 19, 2013 ~ One look at how cool under pressure these service men are and you can see what made this country great. Remember to watch Glory Hounds, Thursday @ 8pm on Animal Planet. Thanks for your service Len, you do Americans proud.
Published on Feb 21, 2013 ~ The premiere aired last Thursday at 8/7c. http://animal.discovery.com/tv-shows/…
Inside military dogs’ life-saving role in war
Published on Feb 21, 2013 U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Leonard Anderson, who is part of Animal Planet’s “Glory Hounds” two-hour TV special to air Thursday, discusses his dog Azza who he says helped save his life after a roadside explosion.
“A dog has one aim in life ~
to bestow his heart.”
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