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Published : November 02, 2017, 02:29

Mudhol Hound, first Indian breed of dog to be inducted into army

The Mudhol Hound from Karnataka will be the first desi dog to make it to the Indian Army. The Indian Army which uses German Shepherds, Great Swiss Mountain dog and Labradors is all set to induct the desi Mudhol Hound. The dogs from Karnataka were trained in the Army's Remount and Veterinary Corps centre in Meerut. Six dogs have already been trained and they will soon be inducted into the Army at Jammu and Kashmir. The induction is likely to take place in December. The Indian Army had expressed its desire to use the Mudhol sight hound for surveillance and border protection duties. It has obtained six Mudhol dogs for testing at the Army's Remount Veterinary Corps at Meerut. The Mudhol Hound, also known as Caravan Hound is an Indian breed of dog of the sight hound type.

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