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Dogs Used in Philippines to Sniff Out Insurgents

I'm not quite sure how one trains dogs to sniff out insurgents but if someone could bark in and explain it to all of us,...

Joy  |  Nov 22nd 2006


Dogs Used In Counter-Insurgency

I’m not quite sure how one trains dogs to sniff out insurgents but if someone could bark in and explain it to all of us, I’d appreciate it!

This article was on ABS CBN Interactive.

Rebel-sniffing dogs now used in counter-insurgency

BY ARTENIO DUMLAO
The Philippine Star

Camp Henry T. Allen, Baguio City Whats a communist rebels smell?

Certainly, dogs might know because military officials here are now working with trained sniffing dogs in tracking down fleeing rebels who fought government troops in Zambales last Thursday.

Army Major Bong Razalan, speaking in behalf of the Northern Luzon Command, said sniffing dogs from a K9 unit of the Philippine Army are now combing the mountains of Zambales and adjacent areas for the fleeing rebels who carried their dead and injured comrades.

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