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IF THERE'S A SCENT OF HOPE, THEY'LL LEAD THE WAY

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IF THERE'S A SCENT OF HOPE, THEY'LL LEAD THE WAY

This is one of the most amazing and inspiring books you will ever read. It is the true story of Beth Barkley and her German Shepherds, Panda and Czar—all members of a task-force affiliated with the Virginia Department of Emergency Services in Fairfax. Beth and her dogs have traveled to disasters around the world—from El Salvadoran earthquakes to to the site of the Oklahoma City bombing—on a remarkable mission of mercy. Together they comb through acres of death in search of the breath of life.

In SEARCH AND RESCUE you will share in the rigorous volunteer training that has turned Beth into one of the top dog handlers in America. This is a book that puts you on the scene as her animals pinpoint the slightest sounds or detect scents hundreds of yards away, buried beneath tons of rubble. Inside are stories of extraordinary poignancy, of sorrow and sadness, of triumph in the face of tragedy—moments of compassion and courage you will never forget.

Beth Barkley and her German shepherds, Panda and Czar, are all members of a task force affiliated with the Virginia Department of Emergency Services in Fairfax. From El Salvadoran earthquakes to the Oklahoma City bombing site, they comb through acres of death in search of the breath of life. Original.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780449225783
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 3/2/1997
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Pages: 197
  • Product dimensions: 4.20 (w) x 6.83 (h) x 0.60 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 24, 2000

    Good information - not technical

    This book has a lot of good information, but is not technical. It is written in a 'gooey' style, but I know that is NOT how the search people view their work as I have worked with some of the persons mentioned. It does give an overview of what it takes to be a SAR Dog handler. Wish it had more specific training information, tho. The copy I have shows one of the White Shepherds on the cover (believe it is Czar), can't imagine why there is a coated black and tan in the picture here. Certainly worth the $6!

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