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8 Dogs That Probably Work Harder Than You

in the air, in the sea and on the land....they can't just pass time on "facebook", they have a real job to do

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1. The Surfer

The dogs trained to surf on surfboards, bodyboards, skimboards, windsurf boards or to bodysurf. Competitions and exhibitions that feature surfing dogs have occurred in various coastal areas of the United States, such as Del Mar, California, Imperial Beach, California and Jupiter, Florida

3. Police Dog

often referred to as a "K-9, is a dog that is trained specifically to assist police and other law-enforcement personnel in their work. The most commonly used breed is the German Shepherd, although Belgian Malinois are also used.Did you know ?One of the first real attempts to use dogs to aid police in the detection of crime and the apprehension of a criminal was made in 1888 by the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police of London, Sir Charles Warren. Warren's repeated failures at identifying and apprehending the serial killer Jack the Ripper had earned him much vilification from the press, including being denounced for not using bloodhounds to track the killer.

4. Guide Dogs

Guide dogs are assistance dogs trained to lead blind and visually impaired people around obstacles. Studies show owning a pet or therapy animal offer positive effects psychologically, socially, and physiologically. Guide dogs especially come with a variety of benefits and help in many ways. They give a blind person more confidence, friendship, and security. Blind people who use guide dogs have increased confidence in going about day-to-day life and are comforted by a constant friend.

5. Paratrooper Dog

Canine paratroopers are often dropped by helicopter into water where they land safely and swim alone to shore to begin scouting target zones. one of the 81 members of the super-secret SEAL DevGru unit that Cornered Osama Bin Laden was the war dog: identified by name: Cairo.

6. LifeGuard

The dogs are trained to look out for swimmers in distress and will leap from boats and helicopters to lend assistance.

Instructors accompany the dogs into the water, and can be towed by the dogs out to sea to give medical attention where needed.

7. Show Dog

this is the "new top model" for dogs- "showdog" is any dog entered into a dog show. More specifically, a show dog is a dog which has been specially bred, trained, and/or groomed to conform to the specifications of dog shows, so as to have a chance of winning. Often used as a single word (showdog), the term is also used within the sport of conformation to refer to a dog that displays a particularly energetic or outgoing character.

8. Circus Dog

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