A man is sitting in an airliner,which
is about to takeoff when another man with a Labrador Retriever
occupies the empty seats alongside. The Lab is situated in the
middle, and the first man is looking quizzically at the dog when
the second man explains that they work for the airline.
The airline rep said, "Don't mind Sniffer; he is a sniffing
dog, the best there is; I'll show you once we get airborne when I
put him to work.”
The plane takes off and levels out, and the handler says to the
first man, "Watch this." He tells the dog, "Sniffer,
search." Sniffer jumps down, walks along the aisle, and sits
next to a woman for a few seconds. He then returns to his seat and
puts one paw on the handler's arm. The handler says "Good
The handler turns to the first man and says, "That woman is
in possession of marijuana, so I'm making a note of this and her
seat number for the police, who will apprehend her on
Fantastic!" replies the first man.
Once again he sends Sniffer to search the aisles. The Lab sniffs
about, sits down beside a man for a few seconds, returns to his
seat and places two paws on the handler's arm. The handler says,
"That man is carrying cocaine, so again I'm making a note of
this and the seat number."
"I like it!" says the first man.
A third time the rep sends Sniffer to search the aisles. Sniffer
goes up and down the plane and after a while sits down next to
someone. He then comes racing back, jumps up onto his seat, and
defecates all over the seat.
The first man is really grossed out by this behavior from a
supposedly well-trained sniffing dog and asks, "What's going
The handler nervously replies, "He just found a bomb!"