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    • Unique Look at the Dog Training Center of Russian Military
    • Unique Look at the Dog Training Center of Russian Military
    • Unique Look at the Dog Training Center of Russian Military
    • Unique Look at the Dog Training Center of Russian Military
    • Unique Look at the Dog Training Center of Russian Military
    • Unique Look at the Dog Training Center of Russian Military
    • Unique Look at the Dog Training Center of Russian Military
    • Unique Look at the Dog Training Center of Russian Military
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    At the center, specialists train several breeds of service dogs, including East European Shepherd, Central Asian Shepherd, Caucasian Shepherd and German Shepherd, along with Labrador, Rottweiler and Moscow Watchdog. These breeds can be well trained; they are extremely hearty and have high-sensitive nose.
    Above: A cadet with a German shepherd during training sessions at the Western Military District's dog training center.

    The dog training center of Russia’s Western Military District was established in 1924 as the Central training and experimental school for war and sports dogs. It is Russia’s only military unit where dogs are trained for the Armed Forces.

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