Search and Rescue dogs http://apr.org en Hero Dog Awards 2013, Part 2 http://apr.org/post/hero-dog-awards-2013-part-2 <p>The 2013 Hero Dog Awards seeks to find and recognize dogs who help people in many important ways.&nbsp; Dogs are nominated in one of eight categories:&nbsp; Service Dogs, Emerging Hero Dogs, Search and Rescue Dogs, Law Enforcement/Arson Dogs, Therapy Dogs, Military Dogs, Guide Dogs and Hearing Dogs.</p><p>In the world of Search and Rescue operations, dogs have a very special place.&nbsp; their keen sense of smell, excellent night vision, extremely sensitive hearing and endurance have made them crucial in efforts to locate people who are missing or trapped.</p> Sat, 17 Aug 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Mindy Norton 36184 at http://apr.org Hero Dog Awards 2013, Part 2