said the scent of the rags was weaker than real explosives and their dogs responded well to the scent of the real thing. Most Japanese K-9’s are trained for search-and-rescue type situations, but training them to detect explosives can increase partner … Link.

A Rhode Island State Police K-9 that recently found a missing Glocester teenager has been nominated for American Humane’s Search & Rescue Hero Dog Award. Ruby and her handler, Trooper Daniel O’Neil, were contacted in October to help in the search after … Link.

SFD Search and Rescue K-9, Tracker, was put to sleep this morning due to health … as a Wilderness Live Search Dog and through the SFD as a Disaster Search Dog. · Named 2008 Louisiana Pet of the Year · Deployed to Tuscaloosa, Al in 2011 with the … Link.