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Police Dog Figo Pays Lasts Respects To His Fallen Partner, Officer Jason Ellis (PHOTO)

A heartbreaking photo from the funeral of Kentucky K9 officer Jason Ellis is proof of the incredible bond between police dogs and their partners.<p>The 33-year-old officer was killed in a suspected ambush on Saturday and laid to rest soon after, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader. Ellis' canine …

Washington's sniffer dogs re-trained to ignore pot and focus on hard drugs

When Dusty, a 19-month-old black Labrador, walked past a pipe full of marijuana during a recent police search of a house, he was doing exactly what …

Plymouth Police Department Salutes K-9 Kaiser As He Makes His Final Journey To An Animal Hospital (PHOTO)

The heartbreaking photo of a police dog entering an animal hospital where he was put down after two years of service to a small town's police department has gone viral.<p>Photo from Old Colony Memorial's Facebook page.<p>Kaiser, a 2-year-old German Shepherd who had severe kidney disease, made his final …

Wonder if Special Agent Deja, explosives detection canine, will sniff out octopi? #CHIvsDET

PGPDNEWS on Twitter: "#PGPD welcomes new explosives detection K-9. Watch @ABC7News tonight at 5:55 pm. http://t.co/hnfnWYALr7 http://t.co/sqnnUshRkq"

How 'Unmaking' Explosives Might Save Soldiers' Lives

One day in 2010, optical engineer Kevin Fleming had an odd thought: Could it be possible to “unmake” ammonium nitrate?<p>The chemical compound is used as an oxidizer in homemade explosive devices. Of the 16,000 improvised explosive devices placed or detonated last year in Afghanistan, many were …

Ambient Ionization MS Analysis of Swabs Used for Explosives Detection

<b>This article describes the capabilities of direct analysis in real time (DART) and desorption electrospray ionization (DESI) sources for the analysis</b> …

K-9 retires after seven years

Updated:Thursday, August 30 2018 6:03 AM EDT2018-08-30 10:03:58 GMT<p>The city of Savannah is looking at the possibility of banning electric scooter and …

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Businessman's bomb-detection kits 'were based on novelty golf gadgets'

A British businessman imported novelty golf-ball finders and used the design to develop expensive devices that he claimed could detect explosives and …

The Limits of Detection

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, dogs seemed to pop up everywhere. Not just any canines, of course: highly trained detection dogs, at the side of police officers or federal agents. While it’s too early to say exactly what kind of permanent changes we might see as a result of the bombing, …

Lucca, Military Dog Who Worked In Afghanistan, Tours HuffPost Offices (PHOTOS)

Lucca still isn't completely comfortable around other dogs after having served in Afghanistan as a specialized search dog trained to find explosives like IEDs.<p>It's not that she has post-traumatic stress disorder, her owner says, but she's still getting used to playing with fellow canines.<p>"She's a …

Amazing High-Speed Photos Of Dogs

She has a knack for capturing the personalities of animals in photos and a unique vision for composition.<p>Davidson's gallery of dogs shaking their heads is by far the best collection of dog photos we've seen. Click to the end to see bonus images from another stunning canine series that Davidson shot.

Lake Elsinore Honors K9 Veterans With Special Day

The City of Lake Elsinore declares March 13, 2013 as K9 Veterans Day.<p>Not only do dogs serve wounded veterans, police officers and firefighters, …

Supreme Court rules in favor of drug-sniffing dog

Court reverses earlier decision that had required documentation of dog's 'hits and misses.'<p>Dogs had their day in the Supreme Court on Tuesday.<p>The high court ruled unanimously that a Florida police officer's use of a drug-sniffing dog to search a truck during a routine traffic stop was appropriate, …

The Predator Inside: Controlling Your Dog's Natural Prey Drive

Canine prey drive is the instinct that makes many dogs love to locate, pursue, and catch game. It’s a trait that has its roots in wolves, but that’s been honed through breeding over centuries. A strong prey drive, once integral for the animal’s survival, is now the trait that’s often the best …

St. Bernard Welcomes Soldier After He Returns From Iraq (VIDEO)

A St. Bernard named Jasmine got the surprise of a lifetime when her "daddy" finally came home from overseas.<p>On Sept. 11, a video of Jasmine's reunion with her owner was posted to the Welcome Home Blog, a website that features videos of surprise military homecomings. The dog had been searching for …

Canine donors needed to pump up supply at Animal Blood Clinic

Print<p>EDMONTON - Edmonton’s Animal Blood Clinic is desperate for an infusion of new canine donors to help them shore up dwindling blood supplies.<p>“We …

Dogs In Jail: Custody Canine Program Rescues Animals, Rehabilitates Men (PHOTOS)

Glock, a German shepherd once on the verge of being euthanized for aggression, lay down on the grass, paws up, and quietly enjoyed a belly rub from a new friend.<p>The 3-year-old purebred has undergone quite a transformation since being plucked from an animal shelter's death row, thanks to an unlikely …

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Canine Unit Conducts Drug Search at Parkway Central

The St. Louis County Police Department's Canine Unit visited the school Monday morning for the second time this semester and searched vehicles parked …