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CBP dogs trained for double duty

CBP dogs trained for double duty

   U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it has graduated its first class of dogs capable of detecting illegal drugs and humans concealed inside vehicles or shipping containers.

   Sniffer dogs are typically trained to detect one type of substance, such as explosives, drugs, people, or food.

   CBP said it plans to place an additional dual-detection dog teams in the field this year.