Bomb dogs can be trained for a variety of different specialties other then finding bombs.
They can be trained for protection, to help people with ptsd, and a ton of other specialties.
the most used dogs are the Belgian malinois, the German Shepard and Labradors.
they are used for their great sense of smell.
it takes 11 weeks to fully train a dog to find bombs.
The dogs serve for 10 to 12 years. After they are retired they can be adopted.
After they are retired they can be adopted. the most recent handler is the first person who can adopt the dog.
these dogs jobs are so dangerous they can lose limbs, but we have prosthetic limbs for the dogs that lose a leg.