Dutch Shepherd

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History of the German Shepherd

by Ron Cogswell The German Shepherd is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. The history of the German Shepherd, in comparison to other breeds, is a relatively recent tale. However, a century is all it took for this breed to secure it’s place as the top breed for canine protection. […]

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History of the Dutch Shepherd

The Dutch Shepherd dog is a dog breed being considered by the AKC for inclusion as a registered breed. The following article describes the breed. Dutch Shepherds have been distinguished from the other varieties of working line shepherds in a relatively short period of time, a little over a hundred years. Originally used by human shepherds […]

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Sniffing Out Bombs In Afghanistan: A Job That’s Gone To The Dogs

Military Police Sgt. Hancock and Nero, his Dutch shepherd, play at Forward Operating Base Frontenac in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan. Nero is trained to sniff out improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, and to attack. Sean Carberry/NPR Military Police Sgt. Hancock and Nero, his Dutch shepherd, play at Forward Operating Base Frontenac in Kandahar province […]

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