In recent days, a Jack Russell Terrier dog is all the rage. One of the heroes in the war in Ukraine. His name is Pano, and he’s responsible for sniffing out and detonating explosives and mines belonging to the Russian troops.
The Ukrainian State Emergency Service (DSNS), dressed up in a tiny military vest and displaying a dog-like appearance, posted a picture of the dog to social media.Another member of the anti-bomb special team Since the Russian invasion. Between the pyrotechnics, and “Patron”, they have deactivated around 90 explosive devices.
“He is two years old. He is the soul and mascot of our Chernigov pyrotechnicians”, this is how the DSNS presents the little “Patron”. It is a tradition that the Ukrainian special team’s dog accompany them. “By the by, he loves cheese, so our boys are taking full advantage of this occasion and pampering him” in order to locate explosives and mines.
Dogs have a strong sense of smell and are capable of detecting explosives in gunpowder. They can be used to detect them at airports as well as in emergency situations.There are more than 750 dogs involved in mine detection programs, according to some estimates.There are 23 countries.