5. Roll Call/The Economist: Bomb Dogs (1/12)

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UNITED STATES - APRIL 6: The journey for the U.S. Capitol Police's canine bomb detectors starts in Anniston, Ala., at Auburn University's Canine Detection Training Center, where pups are trained to do the dangerous and vigorous job. They run up to 10 miles a day and work on advanced scent detection training...Sporting breeds are the main choice for detector dogs, due to the close proximity of work between the canine and crowds. Sporting breeds, like Retrievers, are valued because they are not intimidating like other police dogs, such as German Shepherds, Rottweilers, or Doberman Pinschers.
UNITED STATES - APRIL 6: The journey for the U.S. Capitol Police's canine bomb detectors starts in Anniston, Ala., at Auburn University's Canine Detection Training Center, where pups are trained to do the dangerous and vigorous job. They run up to 10 miles a day and work on advanced scent detection training...Sporting breeds are the main choice for detector dogs, due to the close proximity of work between the canine and crowds. Sporting breeds, like Retrievers, are valued because they are not...
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