Police Dogs: K9 units utilize German Shepherds, Belgian Malinois, and other breeds for tasks like narcotics detection, search and rescue, and apprehending suspects.
Search and Rescue Dogs: Breeds like Labrador Retrievers and Border Collies excel in locating missing persons during disasters, avalanches, or wilderness emergencies.
Therapy Dogs: Dogs with calm and friendly temperaments provide emotional support to people in hospitals, schools, and nursing homes
Service Dogs: Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, and other breeds assist individuals with disabilities, performing tasks such as guiding the visually impaired
Herding Dogs: Border Collies, Australian Shepherds, and others help manage livestock on farms, using their herding instincts to control and protect animals.
Detection Dogs: Beagles, Springer Spaniels, and other breeds are employed to detect drugs, explosives, and even agricultural contraband at airports, border crossings
Military Working Dogs: These canines serve in the military for various roles, including tracking, bomb detection, and patrol work, often partnering with soldiers in the field.
Hunting Dogs: Breeds like pointers, retrievers, and setters assist hunters in locating and retrieving game, showcasing their keen sense of smell and retrieving abilities.