Ukraine is recognized as a country with a high level of preparation of cynologists of the border service in the CIS.

Chief of the Section of the State Border Protection Department of the Border Service of Ukraine Mykola Vdovenko disclosed to UNIAN that International Championship of Cynologists took place on October 11 in the Cynological center in Velyki Mosty village of the Lviv Oblast. 5 teams from Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan took part in the championship.

Dogs looked for heroin, cocaine, hashish and marijuana and other narcotic drugs the most common in the searches at the border.

Representatives of the Cynological service of the Frontier troops of Ukraine acted judges at the championship. However representatives of the Border Services of other countries of the CIS were invited for estimation of the work of the Ukrainian team.