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Dogs Sniff Out Cell Phones in Prisons

Wow! That's all I can say! Except this: How do handlers differentiate between a normal "too-curious dog" sniff (You know -- the kind you try...

Maria Goodavage  |  Aug 30th 2010


Wow! That’s all I can say! Except this: How do handlers differentiate between a normal “too-curious dog” sniff (You know — the kind you try not to let your dog do when he meets new people…) and a “Hey! He’s hiding a phone in a very weird place” sniff?

P.S. Are these dogs for hire when non-imprisoned people lose their cell phones? If not, anyone know how can I train Jake to find my iPhone when I misplace it? That would be a seriously handy trick…

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