(2) DA Form 2807-R covers Military Working Dog Training and
This is a record of the daily training activity.
shows the continuation training given to the dog and provides a daily record
of the use of each military working dog.
(3) DA Form 2810-R concerns Working Dog Feeding and Weight Chart.
This form is used by the handler to keep a permanent record of a dog's
weight. This data is useful for reference purposes.
b. Medical Records.
Only veterinary personnel are authorized to make
entries on a dog's medical record.
Kennel Facilities. COs will ensure that kennels are built as described
in DA Pam 190-12. MP working dog facilities will be placed in areas offering
the least distraction.
Also, they will be placed where the dogs will not
become a nuisance to personnel.
The following facilities and operational
needs will be provided at all kennel areas:
a. A potable water supply (hot and cold) or, in case of emergency,
water trailers and immersion heaters. This will be located in the vicinity
of the kennel kitchen area.
b. Adequate lighting in and around the kennels.
c. Salvage tenting or tarpaulins to provide shade.
These may also be
used to aid in the isolation of one or more kennels.
d. Sanitary conditions. These will be maintained in the kennels, runs,
food storage and preparation space, and surrounding area.
Kennels will be
thoroughly cleaned each day.
Stools should be policed twice daily.
kennels will be thoroughly disinfected weekly.
e. Insect and rodent control. Immediate disposal of all waste material
will aid in this control.
Rodents are attracted to dry meal and scraps;
therefore, all such material should be stored in rodent-proof containers.
f. Tall grass, weeds, and brush control.
Areas such as these will be
removed if infested with ticks.
Preferably the method used will be
controlled burning under fire department supervision.
Care and Grooming.
a. The MP working dog handler is responsible for its daily care and
grooming. He is also responsible for the daily police of the dog kennel and
His duties include the feeding of a balanced diet to the dog as
recommended by a veterinarian.
b. Dog food will be requisitioned using Federal Specification N-F-170
under FSC, Class 8710; "Foraged Feed" or feed, high caloric, medicated, FSN
8710-403-4565 (MSD); or feed, high caloric, nonmedicated, FSN, 8710-144-6834