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South Africa: Dogs Sniff Out Poachers

Animals  (tags: wildlife, poaching, dogsanimals )

- 2267 days ago -
Foxhounds have excellent tracking abilities and the three dogs are being trained to ignore animal spoor in favour of their human quarry.

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Teresa W (782)
Friday April 6, 2012, 3:41 am
thank you

P A (117)
Friday April 6, 2012, 4:53 am
Wonderful news - thanks Jill!

Lisa N (207)
Friday April 6, 2012, 6:41 am
We welcome them aboard the anti- poaching team, thanks Jill they are adorable!

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Friday April 6, 2012, 7:18 am
Noted. Thanks Jill.

Ruth C (87)
Friday April 6, 2012, 7:40 am
Go get them Boys!!

Past Member (0)
Friday April 6, 2012, 8:44 am
Fantastic news! Thank you Jill

Henriette Matthijssen (154)
Friday April 6, 2012, 11:49 am
Way to go Kombi, Jetta and Chico. Thanks Jill.

Kim O (396)
Friday April 6, 2012, 4:40 pm
I hope they outfit these little dogs with armour too. Pretty dangerous job for them. Very brave little dogs! Thanks Jill

Lindsey Williams (234)
Friday April 6, 2012, 4:50 pm
Awesome news! Thanks so much for this Jill.

Susan S (187)
Friday April 6, 2012, 5:42 pm
Thanks for posting. Dogs are so helpful and any creative means of catching poachers are very welcome.

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Friday April 6, 2012, 5:50 pm
Cool! Noted, thanks Jilll :)

Mary T (178)
Friday April 6, 2012, 6:11 pm
Great news I hope the dogs can stay safe from the evil poachers.

Glenda L (0)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 6:51 am
Great idea!!

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 7:08 am
Noted, would have thought blood hounds would be more reliable, but wish them luck.

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 7:29 am
I just hope that these dogs are well taken care of and rewarded greatly for preventing this crime!

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 7:29 am
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love

Diana P (12)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 8:05 am
Awesome news. :-)

Alet Coetzee (59)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 8:54 am
Great news, thanks Jill.

Sandi C (98)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 9:55 am

Petra M (259)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 2:05 pm
Wonderful news; thanks Jill !

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 2:25 pm
Great news! They are beautiful dogs. Thanks for sharing this Jill!

mar l ene dinkins (264)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 2:36 pm
jill htis is awesome!!!!!! this doggies are great!!!!!!! but i hope the poachers do not take revenge and kill the dog!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! poachers are bad they are evil. only evil person can do what they do ton the animals. thnx jil thnx.

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 2:54 pm
Good news. Train many more.

Suzanne L (99)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 3:12 pm
Yay dogs. boo poachers. Good for Volkswagen.

janet f (29)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 3:42 pm
They should be trained to bite them in the ass.

michelle t (41)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 5:42 pm
I am concerned about the safety of these poor dogs.The crap poachers will no doubt try all means to kill them.When poachers are caught kill these bastards immediately

Fred Krohn (34)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 6:30 pm
We should declare open season on the commercial poachers.

Roxann Shadrick (15)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 7:07 pm
Noted that's wonderful news Go puppies get them nasty poachers.

Michela M (3964)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 7:56 pm

Caroline Vimla (16)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 10:40 pm
I hope these canines get to have a bite of their bums too..hehe...

Michael Vickers (3)
Saturday April 7, 2012, 11:04 pm
Excellent news-at last something positive being done to track down these wretched poachers.

Danuta W (1250)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 1:13 am

Kate Kenner (215)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 6:14 am
Ah, the wonders of dogs. If only the dogs could help serve justice by giving those poachers what they really deserve;still, I do hope poachers are more readily found and given the maximum punishments possible.

Sunday April 8, 2012, 6:37 am




Patricia E G (54)
Sunday April 8, 2012, 4:10 pm
Little Fox Hound is good for tracking in deed, not too good if running into
an armed poacher. A Ridgeback is my prefered choice.

carol k (17)
Thursday April 12, 2012, 11:39 am
Go Gett "em Dogs! and run those wicked poachers to the limits! Dogs are wonderful!

Muriel Servaege (53)
Saturday April 14, 2012, 4:02 pm
Thank you for the article. If dogs can be taught to sniff out poachers, that's ať good beginning.

Nancy C (806)
Sunday April 15, 2012, 6:49 am
I also wish them safety and comfort when possible...

Terri Hughes (416)
Monday April 16, 2012, 8:46 pm
This is great news....go get em' little doggies!!

Julie van Niekerk (230)
Tuesday April 17, 2012, 5:22 am
I hope the poachers dont shoot the dogs. Shoot the poachers please!

Elizabeth P (99)
Tuesday May 8, 2012, 2:24 pm
We need more people like that and aniamls.Good read, Thank you.
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