As a pet, Keb was fairly a handful, however she had never-ending vitality and she or he was fearless, making her an ideal candidate to be a Search and Rescue canine. She was keen to tackle every part she was requested to do — full pace forward. Keb started her coaching as an air scent canine. She discovered dwell victims straight away, and shortly thereafter began coaching as a dual-purpose Human Stays Detections canine. She was an keen and fast learner! Inside a number of years, she was licensed in a number of Search and Rescue disciplines, together with Wilderness Air Scent, Human Stays Detection, Avalanche Rescue and First Responder Catastrophe.
At age 12, Keb remains to be actively deploying, though she is approaching the top of her Search and Rescue profession. Keb has deployed on greater than 100 missions, together with one of many largest disasters in Washington state: the Oso landslide which claimed 43 lives, three of which Keb was accountable for discovering.
Keb looked for misplaced folks on the excessive snowfields of Mount Rainier and located bones that helped remedy decades-old crimes. She looked for the clandestine graves of homicide victims. She’s been known as upon to volunteer her companies in the dead of night, the moist, the snow and the chilly, from the rainforests to the rugged mountains of the Pacific Northwest. Keb searched whilst far-off as Scandinavia, the place her discover helped remedy an 18-month-old thriller.
Keb’s outstanding profession is a testomony to why she was named the 2022 Search and Rescue Hero Canine within the American Humane Hero Canine Awards®. You’ll be able to vote for Keb to be topped the 2022 American Hero Canine at www.HeroDogAwards.org! Present your help for Keb on social media utilizing #HeroDogAwards.