■ To detect missing persons allive that are covered by earth, rubble or underground by following a scent
ncarried in the air.
n■ Trained to ignore all interferences in their working area, such as scattered food, working rescuers or
n■ Dogs work equally well in the dark, using their sense of smell and hearing abilities to the maximum.
n■ It is calculated that 1 dog is equivalent to approx. 20 searchers.