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29
Apr

5 Facts About Search & Rescue Dogs You Didn’t Know

Check out our top five facts about search & rescue dogs. As crucial team members, we can’t help but be impressed at their abilities. Several Environmental Factors Can Impact the Success of an Air-Scent Dog’s Search Dogs in general have the ability to detect scent from an impressive distance, search and rescue dogs are specially

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15
Mar

Does your furry friend have what it takes to be a rescue dog?

The West Australian Does your dog have what is takes to step and help out when disaster strikes? The Department of Fire and Rescue is recruiting dogs and handlers for its urban search and rescue canine unit. Successful animals will be trained to find survivors trapped in collapsed buildings after disasters like earthquakes and cyclones.

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07
Mar

The valuable role of USAR Search Dogs in New Zealand

Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Search Dogs are unique and incredibly valuable as a resource in the location of people trapped following the collapse of structures. The fast and effective location of trapped victims increases their chances of rescue and recovery. Humans shed up to 40,000 skin cells every minute and it is these tiny

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27
Oct

Search and rescue dogs get national body

9 News Tails are wagging, thanks to volunteers Luke and Tracy Edwards. Their 1000km walk with their dogs from Victoria to Canberra back in 2012 to raise awareness of the importance of skilled volunteer search and rescue dog teams has reaped benefits. Returning to Canberra on Wednesday, the couple, along with their dog Beathan, will

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