Hero Dogs

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We all know that working dogs are dedicated to the job, but sometimes they are also a part of some amazing stories. With that in mind we created a list that includes some of the best and most interesting stories of dogs that surpassed the expectations and saved lives. Here are some great stories that truly show the dedication of canine companions.

Deputy Rescued by Police Dog

A police K9 came to the rescue of deputy Todd Frazier which was driving on Highway 90 in Pearlington only to find a car that was stopped and with a person unconscious in it. Once the deputy stopped two men came from the shadows to ambush him yet thankfully Todd managed to release Lucas, a Belgian malinois and a wonderful canine unit that not only bit the attackers but also made them flee towards the car. This is a very interesting story because it clearly shows the dedication that police dogs have to their handler and how important he is to them. It’s amazing to see that Lucas actually saved the deputy from what would have been a life and death situation.

Shelter Dog Saves Owner from Apartment Fire

Draw Smith, a person from San Diego has adopted a dog named Carl from the local shelter so that the cute dog would have a home but little did he know that this was a much better investment than ever before. Smith tried to go to sleep but Carl tried to tell him that there was a problem there and he insisted multiple times to stop his owner from going to sleep. Smith poured himself a glass of water and then finally turned the lights only to see that the entire home was covered in smoke.

As you can see, this amazing shelter dog managed to save the life of his owner because if he didn’t react in time mister Smith would be dead and burned alive most probably. This is one of those situations when it really helped to have a dog nearby, because otherwise there would have been a life and death situation once again.

Brazilian Sniffing Dogs Apprehend Drugs, Explosives and Illegal Weapons

This story is about multiple dogs that are a part of the Brazilian Air Force. These amazing dogs are highly trained service members and they have helped day in and day out with simply sniffing potential suspects and luggage in airports or any other similar locations. It’s all about making sure that people are safe and unharmed, and the results offered by these dogs are amazing. They have managed to find many kilos of drugs, illegal weapons and explosives, not to mention that they actually brought in amazing results in other sectors.

There are only a few of the amazing stories that feature working dogs all over the world. if you work in such an industry it’s important to focus on getting a working dog as it can definitely help you and save your life in the long run!

Dedicated Training

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No matter where working dogs are used, there’s no denying that they are very useful mainly because of the unique skill set these canines can provide. That’s what makes them powerful and well suited for the matter at hand, which is what matters the most. However, each industry tends to use a specific set of training mechanics in order to achieve the desired results, and from police to sheep dogs, they tend to have one thing in common.

It all stars with obedience training. They need to fully connect, understand and respect their master. The person handling them will be more than a partner, and because of that they need to understand what obedience is. They will undergo a special training session before they are handled by a specific person.

It’s all about keeping the aggression of the dog in check, especially when it comes to police dogs which exert a lot of force against the suspects. However search and rescue dogs have a different approach, because their main target here is finding smells and making sure that they are addressed properly, as that’s what very important for their particular industry.

Training a dog to identify a particular smell can take quite a lot of time but that’s why puppies are preferred here because they are a lot easier to train and manage, something that can definitely bring in stellar results in the long run.

At first it’s all about sniffing different toys and getting accustomed with scents, and once that is done the trainer needs to combine or train scents differently using a variety of tools at its disposal. The idea is to always try and find new methods and ways of training, something that might sound a little hard at first but rest assured that the results can be more than impressive.

Sheep dogs on the other hand are all about obedience and subordination when it comes to their master. However, in order to manage sheep efficiently they need to gain respect and that means a lot of aggression. Of course, they will also need to know when to stop their aggression and that’s where a good amount of training comes into play. Rest assured that the results will indeed pay off quite a lot, and that’s maybe the best thing about the entire experience, you can rest assured of that.

In conclusion, work dogs do need a specific training but at the end of the day that training can definitely bring extraordinary results. Of course, it all comes down to the training they receive and how dedicated the person training them really is. If these factors are very positive, then the outcome will be truly extraordinary. Remember, without training any dog can’t deliver the best outcome so training them efficiently is a mandatory thing. Do that properly and the outcome can be more than impressive!

Types of Working Dogs

Even though there are multiple working dogs out there, not all of them do the same thing, in fact each one of them has a specific target in mind. There are multiple industries that need working dogs, some of them more than others, and here are some great categories that you have to keep in mind.

Adelaide Police Dogs

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Adelaide Police dogs are widely encountered mainly because they can help sniff weed as well as many other illegal compounds. They are also very fast so they can help apprehend any culprits during chases, which is also helpful for the legal forces. Using police dogs as working dogs is a practice that has been there for quite some time, and they continue to be one of the most important uses for working dogs.

Let’s face it, nothing is more important than public safety and these working dogs do a great job when it comes to helping our society in a stellar manner. When it comes to local services, they to could use dogs for safety during the night hours. Local emergency services like plumbers, security guards Adelaide needs throughout the city or even locksmiths Adelaide has working in the outer suburbs, they all could be using K9 partners to keep them safe and secure.

SA Search and Rescue

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This is yet another case in which dogs are very helpful for the society because they have the ability to help people when they are in dire need of help. Working dogs in the search and rescue teams are using their powerful sense of smell in order to sense people and find their scent and there have been numerous situations in which these dogs actually lost their life trying to save humans. Rescues around the the Murry River will be accelerated with the help of K9 team members.

Adelaide Airport Sniffer Dogs or Detection Dogs

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These SA detection dogs are trained to use their powerful sense of smell in order to detect specific persons and compounds. As you might expect such dogs are heavily specialized and they have the ability to use their senses in order to help people, something that they do without a problem at all times.

South Australian Cattle Dogs

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Dogs are also suitable for herding cattle, in fact they have been used for such a thing for millennia now and they are still very useful in doing such a thing. Cattle dogs are by far amazing in their own right but they also help our society because without cattle we wouldn’t have many of the foods we like, including dairy products so they are quite beneficial for our society.

 Aussie Sheep Dogs

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Pretty much like cattle dogs, sheep dogs have the ability to keep the herd in a single place. This is important for sheep management and it also helps them not to get lost, something that does tend to happen from time to time, which is really important.

As you can see, there are a multitude of working dog types out there so it all comes down to you to make sure that you use the proper one for your sector/industry. At the end of the day it’s all about harnessing the power of these dogs in order to get the best results, and rest assured that the outcome can be well worth it!