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The Alpha Dogs team knows immediately when a dog is suffering from PTSD.

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ron  burke
ron burke

You don't take a "green" (new) explosive detection dog and set off large explosions.  You start with a cap pistol and work your way up.  It doesn't say how long the dog's been at this but if it is in training with a handler one would assume it's a new team and most likely a new dog.   Anything for TV I suppose.  http://www.patriotdog.com/government-k9s-bomb-dogs/

Chris Crawford
Chris Crawford

This is why producers stick to producing and dog trainers stick to dog training. :) You'd have to be completely clueless about dogs or blind to not see that this dog was terrified of the loud explosion and that the only thing she cared about was getting away. Not just from moving away, but her entire expression with the tight lipped panting said, "I want none of this!"