Amazing dogs working to save species and ecosystems

A Best Friend to All

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conservation dog photo

credit: Jaymi Heimbuch

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As they say, dogs are man's best friend, but they can also be a best friend to endangered species. The amazing capabilities of dogs as protectors and investigators have been put to the test in countless ways, and we celebrate a few of them here. Click through to find out about amazing dogs protecting penguins, hunting down poachers, and sniffing out scat for scientists.