one test to find search and rescue dog candidates via puppyintraining.com

Today at our guide dog meeting we had a visitor from the Search Dog Foundation. 1 of the videos we watched showed us 10 tests they use to find candidate SAR Dogs

PetBreeds identified all dog breeds with a special penchant for search and rescue, and ranked them based on their American Kennel Club popularity ranking in 2015. While some dogs are known for their life-saving abilities, other breeds might surprise you. Next time you want to add a new furry member to the family, consider one of these breeds, they just might pay you back by saving your life.

PetBreeds identified all dog breeds with a special penchant for search and rescue, and ranked them based on their American Kennel Club popularity ranking in While some dogs are known for their life-saving abilities, other breeds might surprise you.

Sea search and rescue dog, in Italy. Amazing! And we're loving the orange! www.bionicplay.com

Sea search and rescue dog, in Italy. Cause and effect, event : rescue dog leaps into the water. Students can brainstorm reasons for, outcomes, and make predictions.

Newfoundland dogs are often used in search and rescue work. They require a minimum of three years training before they can jump from moving transports and become a SAR dog. Their strength and ability to swim so well makes it easy for them to paddle to shore with a person. Many trainers say because of their nature at retrieving things, it's more like a game than work for these dogs.

Miss my Newfy! "Getting ready to exit aircraft - Newfoundland water rescue dog who will jump from the helicopter into the water" -- Newfoundlands are wonderful dogs. Their fur is extra thick, to keep it waterproof and warm and to help them float better.

A search and rescue working dog is transported out of the depris of the World Trade Center in New York City by Beverly & Pack, via Flickr

- A rescue dog is transported out of the debris of the World Trade Center. The twin towers of the center were destroyed in a Sept. Navy Photo by Journalist Class Preston Keres. (RELEASED) (Via slagheap)

Just in case anyone wants to know what an angel looks like...

Just in case anyone wants to know what an angel looks like

Search Specialist Denise Corliss and her search dog Bretagne (Britney). Last search dog

Avalanche dogs can locate skiers, snowmobilers and other mountaineers (sometimes even other dogs) who get buried under snow far more quickly than human searchers. Here's how they do it.

One of Ken's rescue dogs: Magic, an avalanche search and rescue dog. What a helpful puppy.

Search and Rescue Dogs

Newfies--Canine lifeguard springs from helicopter to rescue swimmer. The Newfoundland to jump from a helicopter was a female named Massie.

How to Train a Dog for Search and Rescue Work.  See this "canine fact sheet" at the National Association for Search and Rescue Site http://www.nasar.org/page/49/Canine-Fact-Sheet

How to Train a Dog for Search and Rescue Work. See this "canine fact sheet" at…

Search And Rescue UK SAR.I am proud to have served 3 Years in this voluntary sector organisation........And I hope for many more years to come <3 Ej

Search And Rescue UK SAR.one pinner writes, "I am proud to have served 3 Years in this voluntary sector organisation.And I hope for many more years to come Ej

Search and rescue dog at World Trade Center

Amazing intelligence & unconditional loyalty: Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, German Shepherds, Collies, Rottweilers & scores of mutts provide the backbone of the search-and-rescue (SAR) operations at the World Trade Center wreckage.

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