GENEVA (AFP) – The search for eight hikers missing in the Swiss … with infrared cameras and mobile phone detectors, helicopters and rescue dogs had been scouring a 5 sq km area of the disaster. Dramatic footage from Wednesday showed an entire … Link.

the foundation of everything in K9 search and rescue. Let’s take a minute to think about this. Does the dog you are training have the drive and confidence to work? Be it in the worst disaster ever or out trailing a missing four-year-old. Link.

The situation parallels your search … dog, but there are better and worse fits for everyone’s situation. A Navy Seal K9 candidate will be far different from your standard family pet. Just as there are dozens of pups in your local rescue shelter … Link.