But, a search and rescue dog is something special. You don’t want the wrong dog. To date our team member did make the jump and brought a new re-purposed K-9 home. But, you will have to wait for next week to meet the next K-9 candidate for our team. Link.
In Suffolk County and all over the world, dogs who serve in police K9 units are at risk of being shot, stabbed, punched or poisoned in the line of duty. Search and rescue and bomb-detecting dogs face an even greater risk of injury. Knowing the risks these … Link.
So when you fine-tune a canine’s ability for search and rescue, there’s no telling just how many lives can be saved. The National Disaster Search Dog Foundation’s brand-new Search Dog graduate, Eva, is a prime example of this. In a Facebook video … Link.
These tricks are entertaining, but also teach dogs obedience to help them with their behavior. Beyond the tricks many people teach dogs, they can also learn to be service dogs with a range of specialties; police dogs, and search and rescue dogs are the … Link.
The search and rescue operations continue, with the aid of search dogs. “We must get in there – it’s the only central area of the hotel, the one where most people likely were, where we haven’t made it in yet,” say the rescuers. It is a frail hope … Link.
lifting spirits even as the search for 20 people still missing dragged on five days after the disaster. Three more bodies were located, raising the death toll to nine, and the first survivors of the deadly avalanche were released from the hospital. Link.
FARINDOLA, Italy — Italian emergency crews pulled three sheepdog puppies out from under tons of snow and rubble at an avalanche-struck hotel Monday, lifting spirits even as the search for 22 missing people dragged on five days after the disaster. Link.
lifting spirits even as the search for 22 people still missing dragged on five days after the disaster. One more body was located, raising the death toll to seven, and the first survivors of the deadly avalanche were released from the hospital. Questions … Link.
Survivors of Italy’s avalanche disaster have revealed … All three are alive.’ A rescue worker said those that were pulled free were were speechless after being saved. In addition the hotel’s dogs Wolf and Cloud, were also pulled alive from the … Link.
A few months ago we introduced the fine readers of this blog to our latest K-9 Candidate, Newton … Newton just might be doing agility at a local dog club. But as for search and rescue Newton was more interested in other things and not searching … Link.