South Korean Military Brings On Jindo Service Dogs

Michael Song, Nov. 18, 2015, 7:28 a.m.

The South Korean army has announced that 2 service dogs have been accepted for the first time to help serve the nation.  On November 17, the ROK Army revealed that two male Jindo dogs, named Wave andYongpil, passed all the training and tests necessary to become the first ever Jindo dogs to aid the soldiers in their operations. 

The Korean Jindo dog is a breed of hunting dog known to have originated on Jindo Island in South Korea. Brought to the United States with South Korean expatriates, it is celebrated in its native land for its fierce loyalty and brave nature. The Jindo breed became recognized by the United Kennel Club on January 1, 1998 and by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale in 2005.


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