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In this image from the June issue of National Geographic, Jose Armenta and his wife, Eliana, relax with their Boston terriers Oreo and Sassy, and Zenit, a German shepherd they adopted from the Marines. Adam Ferguson/National Geographic hide caption

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The Impact of War

Civilian Life Taught This Military Dog Some New Tricks

As a bomb-detecting dog, Zenit the German shepherd never chased his tail or dug holes. Those are skills he learned after he was adopted by his former professional partner, Cpl. Jose Armenta.

In this image from the June issue of National Geographic, Jose Armenta and his wife, Eliana, relax with their Boston terriers Oreo and Sassy, and Zenit, a German shepherd they adopted from the Marines. Adam Ferguson/National Geographic hide caption

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Adam Ferguson/National Geographic

Civilian Life Taught This Military Dog Some New Tricks

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