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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WEST Midlands Police is to bolster its dangerous dog unit after a 12 per cent increase in attacks last year.
Officers recovered the dead man, who had not been named last night, and a dog unit was sent to search the area.
One resident, who did not wish to be named, said: "I saw the dog unit with its boot open and the handler take it into the house.
Cardiff Crown Court heard that firearms officers and a dog unit were called to the scene when John Fury climbed on to a roof as police tried to arrest him.
Mike ben Yaakov, Commander of the civilian Israel Dog Unit that deals with security, search, and rescue dogs dismisses the reports as a "Hamas PR stunt."
But the idea of forming a search and rescue dog unit was explored after Typhoon 'Pepeng,' which triggered a landslide in Benguet capital La Trinidad that killed 77 people in 2009, and the calamities caused by typhoons in 2015, said Frances Carasi, OCD Cordillera information officer.
On a journey that takes him across the country, Stephen meets young men whose illegal dogs are trained to attack, the owner of a banned breed whose dog is facing a death sentence, the head of the Met Police's Status Dog Unit and the family of Jade Anderson, a 14-year-old girl killed in a tragic attack.
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.
The move will see Durham Constabulary, Cleveland Police and North Yorkshire Police create a single integrated service and substantial 24-hour dog unit from summer next year.
Cleveland and Durham embarked on a shared dog unit earlier this year and hope to build on this success through the further collaboration with North Yorkshire.
The dog unit comprising a German Shepherd and a Labrador were trained at the National Training Centre for Dogs ( NTCD) at Tekanpur in Madhya Pradesh.
The page features pictures of the Alsatians, springer spaniels and Labradors that are members of the Lancashire Police Dog Unit, and describes the law enforcement operations they have been involved in, including drug busts and VIP security operations.