By Nick Redfern, Author of The World's Weirdest Places
For decades, the US Defense intelligence Agency has delved deep into the mysterious worlds of psychic phenomena, extra-sensory perception, and the paranormal powers of the human brain.
But the DIA has also focused on the mind-skills of other living creatures beyond just us, the Human Race. Dogs have been a particular favorite of the DIA, and even more so the many psychic hounds of the former Soviet Union.
It was 1975 when the strange canine caper kicked-off, and, unsurprisingly, it was initiated to try and secretly determine if studying the presumed supernatural skills of Soviet dogs might provide the US Government with some sort of military-based and espionage-themed advantage over the Russians.