US-trained bomb-sniffing dogs sent to ally Jordan are losing their will to work and dying due to improper care, a recently released Department of State inspector general evaluation found. The US has been sending these specially trained dogs to Jordan for years as part of the extensive Explosive Detection Canine Program (EDCP). Since 2008, at least 10 of the dogs have died from medical problems. Other canines were found to be living in unhealthy conditions that the IG report characterized as “disturbing.” When a team of inspectors visited one of the facilities in Jordan in 2016, they found that diseases such as Parvo, the main cause of death among the service dogs, were rampant in the kennels. The police, the report read, “are losing canines frequently to the disease and do not have the medical care required to treat it, or even maintain healthy canines.” An emaciated dog in the EDC program in Jordan. Department of State Office of the Inspector General/Canine Validation Center Investigators found that many of the dogs were “well beyond their working years,” had health problems, and had “lost the will to work.” At another facility, t...