Dog Story: Cop Canines Needed For Dem. Convention

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A shortage of bomb-sniffing dogs at the Democratic National Convention has prompted Boston to recruit canines from federal and state agencies, says the Boston Globe. "The magnitude of the event orders more dogs," said police spokesman Kevin Foley. "There are so many venues to clear from time to time that week. The dog is only good for an hour or so, then it becomes fatigued, so we'll need to bring in new dogs." The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives alone has a 100-dog canine unit. "If an unfortunate incident did occur, the units . . .

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