Wild dogs are endangered. Estimates place the remaining population at around 6,600 according to the African Wildlife Foundation.
What is a T9 dog?
There were trained dogs named T9 attached to the 9th battalion of the Tanzania Army used to fight the Government of Dictator Idi Amin Dada of Uganda. The drought came to be referred to as T9, being equated to the aggressiveness of the T9 dogs.