From search and rescue to drug detection, these dogs do it all. But some of their tasks can make for dangerous situations where help could be hours away. That’s why the group K9 MEDIC made its first trip to Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter in Belgrade … Link.

Some are destined for work in law enforcement or search and rescue … at the concentration on this K-9 cadet’s face. This future police dog shows some serious focus. (Photo: National Police Dog Foundation/Facebook) When disaster strikes, comfort dogs … Link.

K9 Ugo and K9 Texas are the newest state police dogs to receive protective body armor that … He is also a member of the department’s Search and Rescue Team and is trained in cadaver, blood and bone detection and live search techniques. Link.

moment when the author, a K9 handler for search and rescue, was called out to find a despondent. The story does not always end happily for these people and rescues turn into recoveries. Because search dogs play a huge role in finding both the living and … Link.

Search and rescue dogs help locate people … and then they’ll see the dog and they’ll start petting them and then they start releasing,” Tim Hetzner, president of the LLC K-9 Comfort Dogs, told BuzzFeed. “People relax, their heart rate goes … Link.

UNION TWP. – Pattenburg Volunteer Fire Company held a fundraiser dinner and comedy night at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse on Friday as part of an effort to raise funds to purchase a new search and rescue K9. The department’s dog, Timmy, recently passed away … Link.