Years ago, dogs simply tracked trails. Today, they’re being trained in “air scenting.” Here’s how this new technique has revolutionized search and rescue.
The police dogs are a huge part of this unpredictable, totally addictive TV show. Here’s what you need to know — plus, some behind-the-scenes trivia.
As a young boy in the 1970s, Leth Oun survived the killing fields of Cambodia. Now he protects U.S. presidents as a member of the Secret Service Canine Unit.
Police dogs dedicate their lives to helping law enforcement fight crime. And just like human officers, K-9s face many safety risks on the job.
Why retired military dogs need our support.
At her In Situ Foundation, Dina Zaphiris trains dogs to detect early-stage cancer from human saliva, urine, plasma and even breath samples.
Dogs have helped in every American war dating back to the Revolutionary War. Some of these dogs need good homes right now!
Explosive detection dogs are on an unbelievably important mission. Find out how they are trained and which breeds are top candidates for jobs like this.
Ever wonder which dog breeds are best suited to various working dog jobs? In this article, I break down the “best of the best,” one by one.
Saint Bernards and the curious kegs sometimes seen around their necks have a long and disputed history.
Sorry, but bedbug dog accuracy is not as great as you might think. The dirty little secret in the industry: False positives are rampant.
It’s true: A dog was used in the Osama bin Laden raid. But remember, this canine hero is just one of hundreds of military dogs saving lives every day.