Caption reads: This squad of trained dogs comprises the Clarinda prison camp "K-9" unit. The dogs were brought here recently by their trainer, Sgt Ray Peterson to establish kennels at this camp. In the top picture men holding the dogs are, left to right, Sgt Peterson, Pvt R Vivian Cherry, Pfc George Hoffman, and Pvt Joe Kissick. Inset at left indicates that the dogs are real pals—to the right men—as Pvt Cherry loans his cap to the K-9 trooper.
At right is a bit of action, and how those dogs do go for those padded sleeves used for training! Lower picture shows a dog in a hurdle - they are trained to get by any handicap they might encounter. Sgt Peterson, who completed a two weeks' advance course at Fort Robinson, Nebraska, reception center for dogs of the K-9 corps, before arriving in Clarinda, has responsibility for feeding, caring for and training the dogs. The dogs are kept in an area fairly distant from the activity of the camp, so that they are not distracted from their trainin
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