Monday, August 15, 2005
Dogs Graduate from Bomb-sniffing School
Reuters in Yahoo! News , Fri Aug 12, 9:37 AM ET
FRONT ROYAL, Virginia (Reuters) - U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff on Thursday paid tribute to one of America's most useful weapons in the war on terrorism -- the nose of a well-trained dog.
Chertoff presided over a graduation ceremony for 10 dogs and their trainers, handing out badges on dog collars at the Customs and Border Protection Canine Enforcement Training Center. After having completed a 13-week program, the dogs will be used to sniff out bombs, drugs and people trying to sneak into the country....
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