Dogs and handlers work to prevents boats from crossing the border with unwanted cargo
Originally published by CBC News, April 6, 2016
Hilo and Diesel have a strange job.
The canine duo spend their days sniffing boats for signs of unwanted sea creatures.
The dogs are members of Alberta’s Conservation K-9 Unit, where they seek out destructive aquatic invasive species that may be sneaking a ride over the border with the unwitting help of a boat owner.