Landmines & Dogs

A dog’s sense of smell is about 1,000 times more powerful than a human’s! We train dogs – who become Mine Detection Dogs (MDDs) – to sniff out the explosives in landmines buried underground. Click below to see all the dogs that have been sponsored through CHAMPS campaigns, find out more about these life-saving animals, and how landmines continue to affect communities throughout the world.

CHAMPS dogs MDD F.A.Q.s Landmine facts
CHAMPS Dogs Mine Detection Dog F.A.Q. Landmine Facts

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*The full cost that MLI bears to train and transport a Mine Detection Dog is $25,000, however we have kept the cost at $20,000 for CHAMPS students.

Our Official CHAMPS Vet


Official CHAMPS Vet