K-9 units scheduled to perform include: Marine Corps Base Quantico Military Working Dogs, Virginia Capitol Police K-9s; Hanover Hounds Search and Rescue Team K-9s; and Canine Companions Service and Therapy Dogs. The event is free. Link.

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.