German Shepherds, developed for military use, are popular in armed forces worldwide due to their intelligence, loyalty, athleticism, and protective nature.
Belgian Malinois: agile, aggressive, and intelligent military dogs. Used in WWI, today they serve in elite units like SEALs. Cairo aided in Bin Laden's capture.
Dutch Shepherds, bred in the Netherlands, excel as military working dogs. Intelligent and trainable, they are widely used by the U.S. military alongside German and Belgian breeds.
Labrador Retrievers, bred for hunting, serve as military working dogs. They excel in detecting explosives and provide stress relief to soldiers. Friendly, intelligent, and trainable,
Airedale Terriers, known as the "king of terriers", served bravely in WWI. Smart and determined, they were sentry dogs, messengers, and aided the Red Cross. Their heroism was recognized by soldiers on both sides.
During WWII, Siberian Huskies pulled sleds for the US military in Arctic search and rescue missions. Currently, the Russian army trains them for transport in challenging weather and terrain.
During WWII, Alaskan Malamutes served as sled dogs and parachute-trained military dogs. They aided in search and rescue missions, transporting teams to locate downed aircraft and crews in harsh terrain.
Giant Schnauzers, once used by German and US military, excel in sentry and tracking roles. Brock, a trained Schnauzer, served on a presidential detection detail in Germany.
Boxers, used in both World Wars as pack and messenger dogs, gained global popularity. Now popular as companion dogs, their military service contributed to their widespread adoption.
Doberman Pinschers, intelligent and protective, served in World Wars as sentries, messengers, and detection dogs. "Devil Dogs" with U.S. Marines, their bravery is memorialized on Guam.