police dog

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police dog:

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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Hezbollah and Amal members along with Internal Security Forces personnel have been using explosive-sniffing dogs to search neighborhoods.
It is understood trained explosive-sniffing dogs were called in to carry out a detailed search of the building.
Trained explosive-sniffing dogs were called in to carry out a detailed search of the building as the cordon stretched from Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College in Highgate to the junction with Brighton Road.

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