08 Sep '11, 12am

Hero Dogs of 9/11 | Care2 Healthy Living

Hero Dogs of 9/11 | Care2 Healthy Living

By Lisa Spector, Canine Music Expert, Juilliard Graduate, and co-creator of Through a Dog’s Ear . I first became intrigued by Search and Rescue (SAR) Dogs when I read Susannah Charleson’s book, The Scent of the Missing : Love and Partnership with a Search and Rescue Dog. I was equally mesmerized by the devotion of the human SAR volunteers as I was by the working SAR dogs. The devotion of both is admirable, to say the least. For both members of the team it takes tremendous love, training, a willingness to wake up unexpectedly at any hour and head out for days, and desire to work for the rewards of doing a great job. For the human side, it also takes an exorbitant amount of money. It is not unusual for a SAR volunteer to spend $20,000 training a dog that doesn’t make the cut, and up to $100,000 over the course of a working SAR dog’s career. On the ten year anniversary of 9/1...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/hero-dogs-of-911.html

Tweets

Photos: Dogs and Golf: A collection of dogs on and off the course, with and without their owners

Photos: Dogs and Golf: A collection of dogs on ...

golfdigest.com 08 Sep '11, 4pm

What to play The Complete 2011 Hot List From drivers to putters, the best new clubs on the market. Can't-Miss Drivers: Our...

Top 10 Smartest Dogs

Top 10 Smartest Dogs

care2.com 09 Sep '11, 3am

We’ve gathered a wide sample of dog breeds, sharpened their No. 2 pencils (you know, no opposable thumbs), and asked them ...

#9/11 stories from rescue animals to first person stories to an opera. All on @care2 right here.

#9/11 stories from rescue animals to first pers...

care2.com 11 Sep '11, 8am

New Opera Commemorates 9/11 Hero 4 comments 9/11 Recollections: Compassion Around the World 17 comments 9/11: Kiss of Peac...

9/11 Hero Remembered in New Opera | Care2 Causes

care2.com 11 Sep '11, 9am

On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the San Francisco Opera presented the world premiere of a work bas...

Practising Yoga on 9/11 | Care2 Healthy Living: On September 10, 2001 I drove into New York City with a fellow y...

Practising Yoga on 9/11 | Care2 Healthy Living:...

care2.com 10 Sep '11, 2pm

This post is part of a collective tribute for September 11th. Click here for more Care2 stories on 9/11 . On September 10,...

9/11: Where is the Love? | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 10 Sep '11, 5pm

People killin’, people dyin’ / Children hurt and you hear them cryin’ / Can you practice what you preach / And would you t...

Support Sustainable Seafood | Care2 Healthy Living

Support Sustainable Seafood | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 12 Sep '11, 8pm

Following the example of CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture), a new idea has been gaining in popularity over the past s...

9/11: A Sustainability Story

9/11: A Sustainability Story

greenbiz.com 11 Sep '11, 6pm

Email | Print | Single Page View Tags: Clean Tech On that bright, sunny September Tuesday, as the planes hit their targets...

Dangers of Pet Obesity | Care2 Healthy Living: By Lisa Spector, Canine Music Expert, Juilliard Graduate, and co-...

Dangers of Pet Obesity | Care2 Healthy Living: ...

care2.com 03 Sep '11, 12am

Apparently, this is not often an easy discussion for veterinarians to have with clients. Loving dog owners often take it p...

PAWtriotic Honors 9/11 | Care2 Causes

PAWtriotic Honors 9/11 | Care2 Causes

care2.com 09 Sep '11, 4pm

The busy lives of parents… Stacey P. Morgan is a single mom of twin girls who was inspired to create a series of patriotic...

Best and Worst 'People' Food for Dogs and Cats

Best and Worst 'People' Food for Dogs and Cats

care2.com 14 Sep '11, 2am

Like buying candy for kids, we often think snacks that have been specially packaged for pets are the best treats in the wo...

9/11: Kiss of Peace | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 10 Sep '11, 8pm

September 11, 2001 affected people in so many different ways. Check out how one artist – Debbie Marie Arambula, The Heart ...

Is Your Diet Destroying The Environment? | Care2 Healthy Living

Is Your Diet Destroying The Environment? | Care...

care2.com 07 Sep '11, 3pm

5 Reasons Why the Food on Your Plate is More Important Than the Car You Drive : Many people who “go green” consider buying...

Detox Your Body With Yoga | Care2 Healthy Living

Detox Your Body With Yoga | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 06 Sep '11, 10pm

By Jill Lawson for DietsInReview.com Toxins come in many forms, from harsh and deadly organisms such as snake venom, to ma...