08 May '11, 2am

Dog of war in Osama mission is breed apart

Dog of war in Osama mission is breed apart

This file photo shows a Navy Seal platoon as they perform a land warfare demonstration. Any dog that participated in the US mission to eliminate Osama bin Laden last weekend would have been a member of an elite corp of canines, experts say. -- PHOTO: AFP WASHINGTON - THE raid that took down Osama bin Laden is thought to have involved one special operative - a highly-trained military dog, part of an elite corps not to be confused with a family pet. The US military has refused to confirm if a dog was involved in Monday's helicopter-borne mission deep inside Pakistan, but those familiar with military dogs said only an animal with special breeding and training could have taken part. 'Those dogs are trained to move with the teams. They can identify the friendlies from the non-friendlies at a high rate of speed,' said Mike McConnery, owner of Baden K9, a Canadian-based breeding ...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/World/Story/STIS...

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