"The search dog, by virtue of its highly developed sense of smell combined with its intensive preparatory training, becomes a vital cog in the machinery of mountain rescue, providing an added dimension to the search facilities."
Pete Durst 1982
( From the book Search and Rescue Dogs fifty years and counting by Bob Sharp & Bill Jennison)
Search and Rescue Dog Association Southern Scotland (Registered charity SC028709) is affiliated to Scottish Mountain Rescue and a founder member of NSARDA.
SARDA Southern Scotland is a non profit making, voluntary organisation to help the Police and Mountain Rescue Teams search for missing people.
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