Accession Number:

AD0756939

Title:

Narcotic-Explosive Detector Dogs

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INST SAN ANTONIO TX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

A study was conducted to determine the feasibility of training dogs to search for and detect the odors of nitroglycerin dynamite, TNT, C-3 C-4, a mixture of 96 ammonium nitrate fertilizer and 4 JP4 fuel oil, Smokeless powder as contained in exploded cartridges, and heroin pure and cut 50. Three dogs, one male German Shepherd, one female Labrador Retriever, and one male Standard Poodle completed the training program. Two dogs, the German Shepherd and Labrador Retriever were trained to search rooms, warehouses, airplanes, etc. the Standard Poodle was trained to search for contraband on or carried by a person.

Subject Categories:

  • Sociology and Law
  • Biology
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE