Working Dogs


Army dogs died from 'food poisoning'

19 July 2013 Last updated at 15:34 ET Three Army dogs died at a defence centre in Leicestershire after suspected food poisoning, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed. The sniffer dogs were being kept at the Defence Animal Centre in Melton Mowbray. It is thought up to 18 canines were affected after eating the contaminated […]

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Conservation dogs sniff out endangered animals

Megan Parker carries poop in her purse. At least she does when she’s working with her dog Pepin, who’s trained to track the scat of endangered wildlife. Having the right scent on hand allows Parker to direct her dog during a search. Parker and Pepin have helped conservation workers protect wildlife all over the world. […]

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AKC Working Dog Breeds – Working Dogs This dog video shares more info about the AKC Working Dog Breed Group – what it is, a brief introduction to all the members of t…

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Differences Between Border Collies And Collies

by The Word Factory Ltd The Collie is an AKC registered dog breed. The following article reviews the breed. Border Collies and Collies are dog breeds often confused with each other. Both were originally bred in England and Scotland as farming and herding dogs. Although they have some similarities, they could not be more different […]

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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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The Gun Dog Training Course

The Gun Dog Training Course The Gundog Training Course, by Eric Begbie, is the latest version of a step-by-step series of lessons which have been used by thousands of amateur trainers of working dogs in dozens of countries. Not only has Eric Begbie bred Labradors that have become Field Trial Champions, he has a lifetime […]

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KONG Extreme Dog Toy, Large, Black

KONG Extreme Dog Toy, Large, Black Perfect for stuffing with KONG Treats and ZIGGIES Supervised use is strongly recommended Keeps dogs busy and helps deter misbehavior Made in the USA of nontoxic, extremely durable natural rubber Measures 4-inches long; for dogs 30 to 65 pounds KONG EXTREME KONG represents the most durable version of our […]

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Lucky Dog Original Roy Gonia Special Hunting Dog Training Whistle

Product DescriptionThe Lucky Dog Roy Gonia training whistle is a handcrafted whistle that is used to train more Field Champions and National Champions than any other whistle. This Whistle is designed specifically for a dogs sensitive hearing. Both professional trainers and knowledgeable amateurs throughout the world for all breeds of hunting and working dogs use […]

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Bad Dog Behavior – How To Control It

  Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4   There can be nothing more annoying that the constant bark of a dog. Especially if the dog is yours and your neighbors have started to complain. There are lots of reasons why your dog’s behavior has changed from being a good-natured dog to a dog that will […]

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Six Types Of Small Dogs – Part 1

Learning about the different classes of small dogs can help focus the selection process for a new canine friend. The American Kennel Club (AKC), the principle breed registry within the US, divides dog breeds into seven categories, plus the miscellaneous class. The category] is for breeds that have not yet completed all their registration requirements. […]

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