The number of explosive detection dogs has increased enormously. Many security companies and governmental organizations have been and still are purchasing detection dogs. That is not so strange looking at all the terrorist attacks over the last years.
One of the goals of terrorists is to harm society. This group will do everything to be successful. Therefore, it is important that organizations working with detection dogs keep sight of reality. With ‘reality’ is meant ‘real life situations’. It is the responsibility of training centers (governmental and non-governmental) and the purchasing organizations to keep sight of reality.
But do they?