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Ray McAndrews, 1 sentative oi the quartermaster corps, 3815 Sixth avenue for the
aison repre-lartermaster >nue, is con-
stantly on the lookout for such animals that may be trained for duty with the armed forces.
Dogs must be sound ai should be of the sturdy, compa working type, revealing evident of power, endurance and energ
He must have good bone, well proportioned body, dee chest with ribs well sprunj strong pasterns and strong, muf cular feet with hard, well cusl ioned pads. Front feet shoul not toe inward or outward. Hin quarters should have moderat angulation and, as viewed fror the rear, hind legs should b straight. Dog should have strong even jaws, good teeth and health; gums. Eyes should be clear an< bright with normal eyelids.
Dog should be an easy keepei iri good health and condition.
Dog should show general alert ness, steadiness, vigor and re sponsiveness. He should not be timid, nervous, nor gun and noist shy. (This should be differentiated .from gun and noise greenness.)
The working type dog is essential.
Those breeds found most suitable for war dog training are set forth below:
German shepherd. Belgian sheep dog. Doberman pinscher. Collie (farm type), with medium length coat. Schnauzer (Giant). Age-From 14 months to three and one-half years.
Size - Minimum height at shoulder, 24 inches; maximum, 28 inches.
Weight-Minimum, 55 pounds; maximum, 85 pounds.
Sex-Male or female. Females may be spayed or unspayed.
Color - Any inconspicuous color.
Coat-Coat should be according to standard of the particular breed.
Call Mr. McAndrews if you have such a dog for forces.
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