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HOUSTON – You know the old saying that dogs are man’s best friend. But to police officers on the K-9 unit their dogs mean much more.

In this month’s Houston PetTalk, we explore the training process of a police dog also known as a canine.

At HPD’s canine training center, these working dogs learn what it takes to help save lives daily. For more on canines, make sure you pick up your copy of Houston PetTalk today.