- A rescue dog is transported out of the debris of the World Trade Center. The twin towers of the center were destroyed in a Sept. Navy Photo by Journalist Class Preston Keres. (RELEASED) (Via slagheap)
In the days following the attacks of 9/11, rescue and cadaver dogs and their handlers worked tirelessly to first locate survivors, and ultimately to recover human remains that helped families find closure.
Amazing intelligence unconditional loyalty: Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, German Shepherds, Collies, Rottweilers scores of mutts provide the backbone of the search-and-rescue (SAR) operations at the World Trade Center wreckage.
The rescue dogs: Portraits of the last surviving animals who scoured Ground Zero one decade on -- During the chaos of the attacks, where almost people died, nearly 100 loyal search and rescue dogs and their brave owners scoured Ground Zero for survivors.