Table of Contents
Chemical Explosive Dogs…………….1
Narcotics Detection Dogs…………….2
Search and Rescue Dogs…………….4
by O.P. and P.C.
We have been studying chemical explosive dogs. We will be talking about breeds,
jobs, and training of chemical explosive dogs.
Chemical explosive dogs work very hard at their jobs and never stop. They find and
throw away bombs and dynamite. They look for tobacco and alcohol to keep people safe.
There are several breeds that are good chemical explosive dogs. German Shepherds
are very popular to look for chemicals and a lot of other bad things. Other popular breeds are
Belgian Malinoia and Yellow Labs. Black Labs are very, very black so at night it is hard to
see them. So when they’re chasing you, you don’t know if they are right behind you or far, far
Chemical Explosive Dogs go through a lot of training. There are ten weeks of training
of finding bombs. They spend 10 weeks training and learning basic obedience. They are
trained to be hunting dogs. Chemical Explosive Dogs would do anything to save people from
bombs, tobacco, and alcohol because they don’t want people to get hurt.
Narcotics Detection Dogs
by M.L. and E.O.
We have been studying Narcotics Detection Dogs. In this story you will learn about the
breeds, training, and jobs of Narcotics Detection dogs and how helpful they are helpful.
Certain breeds are good for Narcotics Detection Dogs. They include German shepherds,
Rotweiler or a mix of both. There is one more Breed and it is the Belgian Malinioia. These
breeds are good because they have very good noses and because they are very good at
listening to directions.
Narcotics Detection Dogs have certain jobs like patrolling the streets, tracking drugs, and
also finding the people that are doing something bad with drugs. Another one of their jobs is to
go to schools and help kids understand what this job is about.
Narcotics Detection Dogs also need training every week. In that training people hide
drugs and the dogs find them. They are rewarded with dog biscuits. Now you have learned
about the breeds training and jobs of Narcotics Detection Dogs.
by L.C. and S.G.
We have been studying about U.S scout dogs and learned about breeds, jobs, and
training. Here are some interesting facts about them!
There are several breeds of scout dogs. Some breeds of scout dogs are chocolate
labs, German shepherd, and Huskies. They have strong noses to help them detect
They put their life on the line to help our country. Their jobs are very dangerous and
tough but they take it very seriously. They spend their life protecting the U.S soldiers by
finding bombs and sniffing out chemicals. They’ll do anything to protect their soldiers, and
are very obedient.
To train for the job, they practice 24/7 and every second they can. They learn
simple commands like sit or stay at a very young age. They have to go to school just like
we do! They are taught how to detect the enemy and warn of approaching danger. Scout
Dogs are great to learn about!
by P.C. and O.P.
We have been studying search and rescue dogs and how they find people. We
learned about breeds, training and jobs that they do.
Search and rescue training is hard. Search and rescue dogs play hide-and-seek
with items to sniff out. They have lots of items to find before they can start finding people.
They bark at their owners when the owners are pretending to steal something.
These are breeds that search and rescue dogs are: Golden Retrievers and
Weimaraners rescue people from avalanches. German Shepherds lay at yard sales (this
is when skiers lose their equipment) so that people don’t steal their skis. These breeds are
good because they are good smellers and diggers.
These are the jobs that search and rescue dogs do. They rescue people from
avalanches. They sniff the people out and then dig a hole so the people can breathe.
They also stand at yard sales so people don’t steal stuff.
by S.G. and L.C.
We have been studying service dogs and they are amazing types of dogs. In this
report you will read about service dogs’ breeds, jobs, and training.
There are many types of breeds and here are a couple of them: Labrador mix, Black
Labrador, Basset hound and Greyhound. Aren’t those some cool service dog breeds? They
have some talent for protection and listening to directions.
Service dogs have to complete long, hard tasks to make it to the next level. They have
to go to puppy school for a long time. They start training at eight weeks old and are ready to
help people by 18 months. During training, they learn simple commands like sit, stay, and
release. They swim across pools in case someone falls in and they try to help needy kids or
After they pass training, they find a job helping people with disabilities. They might
guard people or things, or help the blind. Guide dogs help blind people open doors, turn on
lights, or pick up things they have dropped. They also help blind people get places.
Guide dogs are very good dogs.
by M.L. and E.O.
We have been studying Therapy dogs in the East Hill Library. In this story you will
learn about the breeds, training, and jobs for Therapy dogs.
We are going to talk about breeds. There are no certain breeds that are best for
therapy dogs. They can be all breeds and just need to be nice, kind, and friendly. Poodles
are best for the job.
Therapy dogs have very important jobs. Their jobs are helping kids or adults that have
been in the hospital for a few weeks that need cheering up. Yes, it has to cheer up any one it
can. Dogs can cheer people up by licking their face.
Therapy dogs don’t need a lot of training. They just need to be friendly. Now you have
learned all about Therapy Dogs.
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