Welcome to the Search Dog Podcast, brought to you by the National Search Dog Alliance, the voice of canine search and rescue.
This is the second episode of the 2021 National Search Dog Alliance Podcast Conference, an eight-part series on the past, present, and future of canine search and rescue.
This episode, I welcome Andy Rebmann and Marcia Koenig to talk to me about the history of canine search work.
Andy Rebmann has been involved in search work and K-9 training since 1972. He is a retired trainer for Connecticut State Police. During his police career, he trained K-9 teams for patrol, tracking, trailing, narcotics, explosive, arson, wilderness, disaster, water and cadaver work. He developed the State Police training program for cadaver search dogs.
Marcia Koenig has been involved in volunteer search dog work since 1972. She was a founding member of the American Rescue Dog Association and the Texas Unit of ARDA. She is a founding member of Northwest Disaster Search Dogs and King County Search Dogs and a past member of Region 10 DMORT task force. She is the past chair of the National Association for Search and Rescue search dog committee.
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