TSA, BOI officials salute role working canines play in transportation security operations on National Work Like a Dog Day

Wednesday, August 9, 2023

BOISE, Idaho - To coincide with National Work Like a Dog Day held annually on August 5, officials with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Boise Airport on Thursday, Aug 5th highlighted the role explosive detection canine Lubo and his law enforcement handler play in transportation security at BOI.

The TSA utilizes explosive detection canines to supplement its security operations at airports nationwide. These working dogs, paired with human handlers, are trained to detect explosives and explosives components. They can regularly be seen working throughout the aviation environment as a visible layer of security to supplement efforts to keep travelers safe and secure. “Explosive detection canines and their handlers are valuable partners with TSA.

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