Search and Rescue Dog Publications
SAR Dog Stories
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and Rescue by Samantha Glen. Beth
Barkley and her German shepherds, Panda and Czar, are all members of the
Fairfax task force affiliated with the Virginia Department of Emergency
Management and the US State Department. From El Salvadoran earthquakes to
the Oklahoma City bombing site, they comb through acres of death in search
of the breath of life. Beth is a close friend and we have taught
many a class with Panda and Czar sitting by Beth's side.
ISBN: 044922578X Fawcett Books 1997 197pp $5.39
That Others May Live: Caroline Hebard
and Her Search and Rescue Dog by Hank Whittemore and Hebard. Tells the
story of Hebard's work training rescue dogs and participating in rescue
efforts for earthquakes, bridge collapses, and floods. Hebard co-founded
the volunteer US Disaster Response Team, and worked with her dogs at the
aftermath of Mexico City's 1985 earthquakes as well as disasters in
Armenia and El Salvador. Includes b&w photos.
ISBN: 0553574833 Bantam Books 1996
and the Night Dog by Susan Aller.
(Fiction - Children's Book) Inspired by the Connecticut Canine
Search and Rescue. A young boy runs, panicked, lost in the dark woods,
while a little girl, Emma, is safe and warm at home. Her aunt Alice
arrives at the house with the search dogs and their owners who need to
rest for a few hours. But the girl is haunted by the thought of a tiny boy
alone in the dark. Aller effectively switches the point of view back and
forth from the lost child to the secure one, dark to light, danger to
ISBN: 0-80751993-6 Albert Whitman 1997 $11.96
Search by Iris Johanson. (Fiction) Tired of
always training your dog. Want to just read a novel. This one
has a SAR dog in it! As part of an elite K-9 search and rescue team, Sarah
Patrick and her golden retriever, Monty, have a gift for finding what no
one else can--whether it's a survivor buried alive by an earthquake or the
skeleton of a murdered child. But their latest assignment is not like the
others. This time Sarah is being forced to take part in a deadly
ISBN: 0553800914 Bantam Doubleday 2000 304pp $19.96
Michelle and Me by Tom Shelby with Victoria
Houston. It is true-to-life wilderness SAR experiences, complete with
bumbles, disappointments, long cold nights and occasional hilarity!
Interspersed with the vivid search stories are tales of his work as a dog
trainer/behaviorist; sometimes they're insightful, sometimes just comic
Published by Penguin Putnam 2002, ISBN 0-425-18451-X.