Search and Rescue Author:Samantha Glen IF THERE'S A SCENT OF HOPE, THEY'LL LEAD THE WAY — This is one of the most amazing and inspiring books you will ever read. It is the true story of Beth Barkley and her German Shepherds, Panda and Czar--all members of a task-force affiliated with the Virginia Department of Emergency Services in Fairfax. Beth and her dogs have traveled to disasters... more » around the world--from El Salvadoran earthquakes to to the site of the Oklahoma City bombing--on a remarkable mission of mercy. Together they comb through acres of death in search of the breath of life.
In SEARCH AND RESCUE you will share in the rigorous volunteer training that has turned Beth into one of the top dog handlers in America. This is a book that puts you on the scene as her animals pinpoint the slightest sounds or detect scents hundreds of yards away, buried beneath tons of rubble. Inside are stories of extraordinary poignancy, of sorrow and sadness, of triumph in the face of tragedy--moments of compassion and courage you will never forget.« less