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  1. Dogs’ coping styles and dog-handler relationships influence avalanche search team performance

    Contributor(s):: Diverio, Silvana, Menchetti, Laura, Riggio, Giacomo, Azzari, Costanza, Iaboni, Martina, Zasso, Renato, Di Mari, Walter, Santoro, Michele Matteo

    Avalanche search dogs are valuable resources in the event of environmental disasters. The aim of this study was to determine whether dog search strategies and dynamics of interaction with his handler influence team performance during a simulated avalanche search trial. This consisted in...

  2. Behavior Differences Between Search-and-Rescue and Pet Dogs

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    | Contributor(s):: Elizabeth Hare, Kathleen M. Kelsey, James A. Serpell, Cynthia M. Otto

    Behavioral traits such as trainability, fearlessness, and energy are required for dogs to succeed as search-and-rescue (SAR) dogs. Certification by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) ensures that dogs and handlers have extensive training and have demonstrated specific skills in the...

  3. Man's Best Friend

    | Contributor(s):: L. Stein

  4. Search and Rescue Dogs

    | Contributor(s):: J. J. Ensminger

  5. Search and Rescue Dogs of the United States

    Search and Rescue Dogs of the United States (SARDUS) is non-profit national association supporting search and rescue dog teams and search managers. 

  6. Apr 14 2016

    Search and Rescue Dogs: Veterinarians, the Rise of the Working Dog and the Human-Animal Bond

    As part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series, the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine will hold two seminars to discuss pets and animal-related issues.Lori E. Gordon will discuss...

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  7. The PawZone

    Here at the PawZone we are actively involved in all forms of dog activities including therapy work, search and rescue, obedience training, carting and just plain enjoying our dogs.We hold private and group classes for pet owners, but are most passionate about training dogs through the Missouri...

  8. Computational public safety- dogs, robots and disasters: Dr. Alexander Ferworn at TEDxRyersonU

    | Contributor(s):: Alexander Ferworn

    Dr. Alexander Ferworn, professor at the Department of Computer Science, has made a career at Ryerson by looking at challenges from perspectives very different from those of his colleagues. He started with the idea to put cameras on rescue dogs who search rubble, which led to attaching robots to...

  9. Cascade Canine Crisis Response

    Canine-assisted crisis response, an advanced application of animal-assisted therapy, is based on the scientifically proven healing changes which can take place when people interact with gentle animals---this special relationship between humans and dogs has existed down through the...