Mans Best Friend on the Front Line


Wont come as any surprise to learn the Ukrainian military use dogs. With a 5 year on-going conflict in eastern Ukraine, their use on the front line has grown into one which provides a vital security role.

Service dogs are an ever-present sight on all front line, civilian checkpoints. There they are used to to check over the thousands of vehicles which cross back and forth every week. They’re trained to sniff out military items such as explosives and all manor of substances, including drugs. Video below shows the various breeds of dogs used, with some being put through their impressive paces.


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The smaller service dogs are no less energetic, but have a little growing up to do before they see any action.

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