sentry dog


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sentry dog

one trained for guard duty, particularly as used by the military for patrolling perimeter fences.
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In 1969, the Sentry Dog Program became the Military Working Dog Program.
Almost simultaneously, the US Army's Quartermaster Corps identified an overwhelming need for sentry dogs to patrol war supply depots and US factories manufacturing war materiel.
Generally, the roles fell into the category of sentry dogs, scout dogs, casualty dogs, explosive dogs, ratters and mascot dogs.
armed forces received and trained more than 20,000 dogs for use as scout, tracker, mine detector, attack, and sentry dogs during World War II.
Canines are effective EVEV sentinels; hemagglutination-inhibiting (HI) and neutralizing antibodies without clinical disease developed in military sentry dogs stationed outdoors in Homestead, Florida (13).
As war plants geared up and enemy submarines assaulted waters off the east coast, sentry dogs were much in demand because it was believed that an alert guard dog could do the work of six men.
Searching for anyone serving with the Military Police Unit 981st Sentry Dogs in Vietnam from January 1971 through January 1972.