The land in Cambodia is littered with ruins, and after decades of armed conflict, there are still between three and five million explosive left in the ground even today. Detecting these mines is the task of intelligent sniffer dogs. Charlotte Soyland is a veterinarian. She knows how to protect the dogs against parasitic infestation on field duty. And Bayer is helping them carry out their vital work.
The dogs can search 800 square meters of land a day – four times as much as a person with a metal detector. “This method is safe and effective,” says Soyland. “None of our animals has ever been injured on an assignment, even though they have already cleared over 78 million square meters of land.” Even so, the task is still far from finished. Read the full story here: