TOP 5 FACTS
1. Not a single HeroDOG has ever been harmed during APOPO's detection activities.
2. HeroDOGs can work in areas of dense vegetation without the need to remove trees, bushes and grassland.
3. HeroDOGs detect only explosives and ignore scrap metal.
4. HeroDOGs must pass stringent accreditation tests before being deployed.
5. Belgian and German Shepherds are intelligent and hardworking breeds who can hold a high level of focus over a long period of time.