Many dogs were trained for
ABE projects. Some, like Putty (shown on the left with Keller Breland), became
internationally known when they were featured in publicity shots in
In addition to ABE trained acts, dogs were trained by the Brelands and
Bob Bailey for military contracts. The acute senses of the canine and its
"cooperativeness" made it suitable to military tasks and
also a favorite animal with military and police trainers.