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Border Patrol Certify Dogs For Border Checkpoint Duty

With seven months of training under their collars, followed by four weeks of certification, the newest members of Yuma Sector’s Border Patrol canine crew have been certified “good to go” and are slated to begin their first assignments at a Blythe Station checkpoint. The two puppies, brother and sister from the K-litter at the Canine Center in El Paso, Texas arrived at the Yuma Sector K-Nine unit in March.  They were four months old when they arrived in Yuma energetic and curious as when they entered the “expose to environment” stage of training at Yuma Sector.  Their enthusiasm had not waned as they hit their first birthday Saturday (23).

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