Search and Rescue Dogs

Search and Rescue Dogs

by Gail Langer Karwoski

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Overview

Search and rescue dogs fearlessly search for survivors in many dangerous situations, from burning buildings to heavy snow. With their sharp senses, these dogs can cover areas faster and with more accuracy than people can. Learn more about these amazing animals, including how they are chosen, the training they go through, and the missions they complete.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476501314
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Series: Dogs on the Job
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 615,608
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 890L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 13 Years

About the Author

Gail Karwoski is an accomplished author who has written several children's books. Her books have been Junior Library Guild selections and National Council for the Social Studies notables. Her title Water Beds: Sleeping in the Ocean won a 2007 Teacher's Choice award. Her novel Seaman, the Dog Who Explored the West with Lewis and Clark details the adventures of a real-life hunting dog from American history. In addition to animals, Gail enjoys writing about science and "green" topics.

Table of Contents

Four-Legged Heroes 4

A History of Helping 10

The Best Dogs for the Job 16

Heroes in Action 22

Glossary 30

Read More 31

Internet Sites 31

Index 32

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