dog unit


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dog u·nit

the amount of adrenal cortical extract per kilogram of body weight that, given daily, will maintain an adrenalectomized dog in good condition for 7-10 days.

dog unit

An obsolete, semi-quantitative unit corresponding to the minimum amount of adrenal cortical extract/kg weight required to maintain adrenalectomised dogs in good physical condition for 7–10 days.
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The forces say it's a move that will reduce overall costs by more than PS3m over the next five years and enable a substantial 24-hour dog unit to be retained across the three forces.
Police puppies are bred and trained in-house at the force's dog unit in Balsall Common and more than 80 per cent make the grade and becoming operational.
The Mine Detection Dog Unit is directly managed by the YEMAC, and it is financed by Germany.
Sunday with assistance from the Northfield Dive Team, the detective unit of the Northwestern district attorney's office, state police assigned to the Athol barracks, the state police Air Wing and state police dog units.
Patrol units, a marine deputy and a Eugene police dog unit searched the area.
He added that his school had three uniformed officers on campus at any one time, with a private security company - complete with a dog unit - paying a visit Thursday.
Also Exxon is planning to bring its giant oil and gas Point Thompson discovery on line, which is right next to the DOG Unit and the Stinson discovery well.
The court heard that 14 police officers and a dog unit surrounded the store after being alerted to the break-in when the intruder alarm was sounded.
This year (2015) also marks 50 years since the establishment of the DCS Dog Unit, and members of the Dog Unit will be honoured at the event.
It is alleged that Grieves' American bulldog, named Bullseye, attacked a dog handler who was part of the Cleveland Police dog unit.
Community officers contained the animal until specialist officers from the force's dog unit arrived.
Officers also called for assistance from a police dog unit and armed officers.