K9 Search Team Helps Find Missing People

Published 08/08 2014 06:22PM

Updated 08/08 2014 06:30PM

AUGUST 8, 2014-- K9 search and rescue training hopes to find missing people with the help of man’s best friend. The Northwest PA K9 Search and Rescue Team is hosting a training session to prepare its volunteer trainers and dogs for emergency situations. The training taught the dogs how to strengthen their skills and tactics used to define the path taken by a missing person. The dogs were given a scent and then trained to search for that sent to find the missing person. Since the team’s inception in 2008, it has aided in the search of more than 100 lost people.

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