The dog's nose knows

On land and on water, they always follow their nose. That's how they save people's lives.

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What defines search and rescue dogs?

Outgoing character

They are attentive, obedient, and friendly towards both people and other dogs.

Passion to work

The search work is fun for them, and they can be well motivated by food or play.

Nerve strength

They are not afraid of anything and are unaffected by loud or sudden sounds.

Incredible stamina

Search and rescue dogs sometimes com­plete up to 600 hours of training per year.

Physical fitness

They have to be healthy, agile and resilient for the de­mand­ing op­era­tion­al work.

Great faith

A good relationship between human and dog is characterised by a solid base of con­fi­dence.