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The Northwest is home to many community dogs that make a difference in all of our lives. We have police and homeland security pups, search and rescue dogs, dogs that protect our environment by sniffing out endangered species, and pups that rescue other dogs!
Dogs Who Protect the Environment!
Conservation Canines (University of Washington)
Dogs Who Train Bears to Stay Away!
Karelian Bear Dog Program (Washington State Fish and Wildlife)
Search and Rescue
Dogs Who Rescue Other Dogs!
WA State Animal Response Team
Dogs Who Rescue Humans
Crystal Mountain Avalanche Rescue Dogs
German Shepherd Search Dogs
King County Search and Rescue Pups
Kitsap County Search Dogs
Northwest Disaster Search Dogs
Seattle Mountain Rescue
Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue K-9 Team
Bellevue "Paws on Patrol"
Homeland Security Pups
King County K9 Units
UW K-9 Officer Murphy @lifeasavoyager
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"K9 Sam" Photo by Brigit Stadler
K9 officers Murphy and Sam work for the University of Washington Police Department. They are explosives detection dogs.
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