Search and Rescue Dogs

(Mike Scott and his dog, Billy, search through rubble for victims of the September 11th terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center.  Credit: Andrea Booher/ FEMA/ Getty Images)

Univ. of Pa. Veterinarian Studying 9/11 Aftereffects On Rescue Dogs

Dr. Cynthia Otto is an associate professor at the University Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine who created the “Working Dog Center” at Penn Vet. She is also a member of a FEMA search-and-rescue team.


Cancer Detection Dogs

Man’s best friends have always been known to provide highly trained skills in the service of mankind in the form of assistance dogs, therapy dogs and search and rescue dogs, but did you know they do cancer detection as well.