Happy Labor Day! While you were sleeping in today, these work dogs were probably already working their butts off. Whether it’s riding into danger on a helicopter, checking bags in an airport or searching disaster sites for missing persons, these work dogs do some incredible jobs that they’re so perfectly suited for.

So let’s check out and honor 8 examples working dogs that work harder than most of us combined:

 

 

 

 

 

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Thank you to the K9 units everywhere for their service, whether it’s to protect our freedom, keep the peace or save our lives.