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Dogs in warfare

Overview of the role of dogs in warfare / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Dogs in warfare have a very long history starting in ancient times. From being trained in combat, to their use as scouts, sentries, messengers, mercy dogs, and trackers, their uses have been varied and some continue to exist in modern military usage.

A U.S. Air Force Belgian Malinois, on a M2A3 Bradley fighting vehicle, before heading out on a mission in Kahn Bani Sahd, Iraq, February 13, 2007
Dog of the Garrison of Sør-Varanger during a simulated arrest