The competition will be attended by cynologists with specially trained dogs of the customs services of Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Czech Republic and Russia. The composition of each team included two dog handlers with dogs.
The competition will be held in four disciplines: search of tobacco products (cigarettes) in the premises, transport and baggage, as well as obedience dogs. The competitions are aimed at sharing practical experiences, interaction and cooperation of Latvian and foreign customs canine services, training in combating illicit tobacco products.
In customs administration state Revenue service dog trainers work with 2008. Now available service features 49 kubinyi dogs trained to search for tobacco, drugs and cash.