What Is a Profession Where You Might Be Bitten by a Dog?


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A police dog trainer handles dogs and trains them in tracking and detaining suspects. The most effective tactic of detaining a suspect is to train the dog to bite on the arm or the leg.

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Trainers and officers must work hard to train the dog to follow orders quickly. For protection, handlers wear thick padding on their arms and legs. The dog is then trained to bite and hold the arm or leg until a verbal command is given for the dog to release its hold. These so-called K9 tactics require intensive and methodical training so that the dog does not bite unnecessarily.

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