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The Many Jobs of Working Dogs

Besides their companionship, dogs have proven to be incredibly useful to human occupations. These canines can sniff out everything from bombs to drugs, disaster survivors to COVID-19 infections. Scroll through all the breeds being put to work and the different services they provide.

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    Paw Patrol

    Paw Patrol

    A German Armed Forces Special Forces Command soldier stands with an access service dog wearing eye and ear protection during a video shoot for Armed Forces Day.

    Service Dog for a Veteran

    Service Dog for a Veteran

    Oleksandr, 38-year-old war veteran, who spent one year on the frontline, pets his labrador on the outskirts of Kiev. Ukraine trains "therapy dogs" to help its soldiers overcome PTSD.

    Airport Therapy Dogs

    Airport Therapy Dogs

    Denver International Airport therapy dog "Nelson" is a Newfoundland. There are 28 dogs that meet and greet travelers and employees to offer a little stress relief.

    Police Dog

    Police Dog

    Hummel, an eight-year-old Hanoverian sweat dog, follows an olfactory trace of a target through the Hanover Zoo.

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