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.
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 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)
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.