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Canine Careers: Dogs At Work

by Judith Schoder

From The Book Jacket: Careers for dogs? They not only work as hunters, herders, and sled dogs. Specially trained breeds lead the blind, help the deaf, and lifesave in water and snow. The famous St. Bernard Barry saved at least forty people by himself in the mountains of Switzerland. Today, dogs work as detectives for the police and even the FBI. They track down escaped criminals and uncover illegal drugs. Recently, a German shepherd named Brandy was brought aboard a 707 jet to search for a bomb. He sniffed it out in less than a minute and prevented an air disaster. From the short-legged dachshund to the hefty Newfoundland dog, read about these fascinating canine careers.

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