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 dog unit comprising a Shepherd Labrador specially trained BSF at the Training Centre Dogs in Pradesh
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.
Around 200 young revellers caused mayhem at the four-bedroomed house during a wrecking spree in which seven police cars and a dog unit were called to the County Durham cul-de-sac.
Patrol units, a marine deputy and a Eugene police dog unit searched the area.
Gardai from Limerick, assisted by members of the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Garda Dog Unit and Air Support Unit, carried out searches of houses and open ground in O'Malley Park, Clonglong and the Old Cork Road yesterday morning.
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.
Cleveland Police say the bizarre incident took place on Tuesday night, when the man was eventually detained - after running straight into the dog unit.
A Garda spokesman said: "We are conducting two searches - a search by the Garda Water Unit at locations in Youghal port and a search of locations in Youghal urban area undertaken by members of the Divisional Search Team and Garda Dog Unit, Cork city, accompanied by members of Irish Search Dogs and Irish Army specialists.
The Army Dog Unit was founded in Northern Ireland in 1973 and ceased to exist in 2007.
The operations dog unit is working with local policing units to provide support and guidance so they are able to conduct investigations in an effective and timely manner.