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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Dobermans have traditionally been used as sentry dogs and are still widely used today as guard dogs.
Military sentry dogs observed continuously during periods of natural infection, verified by seroconversion, did not show signs of VEE-like illness (13).
Antibody titers in sentry dogs naturally infected with EVEV waned to low levels during a 1- to 2-year period (13).
The company guarded the interior of the air station with sentry dogs, patrolled roads by jeeps and motorcycles, served as gate and perimeter guards, and performed convoy escort and special guard duties.