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see German shepherdGerman shepherd,
breed of large, muscular working dog perfected in Germany at the turn of the 20th cent. It stands about 25 in. (64 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 60 to 85 lb (27.2–38.5 kg).
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police dog

a dog, often an Alsatian, trained to help the police, as in tracking
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CUTLINE: (1) Everett Police Officer Christopher Hannon rewards Hart, a 5-year-old Labrador retriever, after the bomb-sniffing dog successfully ran a test course.
Deputies searched the building with the bomb-sniffing dog and came up empty-handed again.
No incidents were reported at the school, where extra sheriff's deputies patrolled in and around the campus and three bomb-sniffing dogs checked out the campus before classes began and inspected parked cars during school.
1 -- color) Tabitha Doebler, 2 1/2, and her brother, Connor, get acquainted with Mikey, a CHP bomb-sniffing dog assigned to Officer Brian Lottermoser.
Bomb-sniffing dogs did not detected any explosives.
In anticipation of such an occurrence, the city was going to employ "undercover police officers, bomb-sniffing dogs, and live cameras'' (Telegram & Gazette, March 6).
We brought in bomb-sniffing dogs and our experts did a thorough search of the premises, no bombs or improvised explosive device were found," a police officer who refused to be identified said, adding that each of the buildings at the Justice Department were individually searched by the operatives.
The Boston Marathon next month will have a number of enhanced safety measures after last year's deadly bombing, including thousands of uniformed and plain clothes officers and bomb-sniffing dogs, the New York Times reported.
Under the program, behavior-detection officers a some accompanied by bomb-sniffing dogs a analyze passengers' behavior as they wait in security.
Millions of dollars are believed to have been spent to beef up security, which included employing the services of bomb-sniffing dogs and screenings through metal detectors.
We still have not seen any triggering device of any kind among the debris," Roxas told reporters hours after the explosion in a fifth floor unit in the high-end condominium, while bomb-sniffing dogs had found no sign of explosives.
At the Long Island Marathon in Uniondale, there will also be multiple checkpoints, bomb-sniffing dogs and radiation detectors, and only clear bags that are distributed by the Long Island Marathon will be permitted in the runner baggage check, according to the race's website.