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Search and Rescue Dogs

Shelter Dogs Now Helping Save Lives In Nepal Following Earthquake

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.01.2015 | Good News

A dog named Stetson and his handler, California firefighter Andrew Olvera, are part of the search and rescue team that, five days after a devastating ...

Photo Series Captures The Quiet Dignity Of Search And Rescue Dogs That Served During 9/11

The Huffington Post | Melissa McGlensey | Posted 06.27.2014 | Good News

Not all heroes walk on two legs. Three years ago, photographer Charlotte Dumas took a look at the search and rescue dogs of 9/11, a decade after th...

LOOK: Real-Life 'Lassie' Ends Magnificent Career

Posted 07.02.2013 | Good News

Mij, Britain's real-life "Lassie," is retiring after a seven-year career of saving lives. The 10-year-old Collie has been on more than 200 search ...

Dogs of Courage Book Offers Glimpse of Some Surprising Working Dogs

Lisa Rogak | Posted 03.13.2013 | Green
Lisa Rogak

While dogs are commonly adored as pets and lovable companions, they are also capable of becoming highly skilled at a variety of jobs that help humans in countless ways, some very surprising. Here are a few examples.

PHOTOS: 'Dogs Of Courage'

Posted 11.08.2012 | Green

From Lisa Rogak: We’ve all seen the heartbreaking photos of the overwhelming destruction that Sandy inflicted on the east coast, particularly New...

WATCH: Search And Rescuers Aided By 'Dogcam'

Posted 01.08.2012 | Green

Looking at things from a dog's perspective may not be the first idea for those charged with an important task, but one company in the U.K. is helping ...

Lending a Helping Paw on the 10-Year Anniversary of 9/11

Wendy Diamond | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York
Wendy Diamond

While our firefighters and police officers became real-life superheroes on September 11th, we must not forget the four-legged heroes who played a big part.