Search Dog Foundation partners rescued dogs with firefighters to find people buried alive in the wreckage of disasters. SDF teams were recently dispatched to Nepal after a devastating earthquake and searched for survivors after the events of 9/11.
Join firefighter Eric Gray and his partner Riley as they chat live from the Warrior Canine Connection Puppy Enrichment Cam with explore on Tuesday September 29th at 3pm PT / 6pm ET.
Eric Gray is a firefighter with Santa Barbara County Fire Department in California. He and Search Dog Riley have been partnered since October 2009, when he received Riley from SDF’s trainers. Since they were partnered, Eric and Riley have responded to numerous deployments, including the Japan earthquake and tsunami in 2011 and most recently, the Nepal earthquake in April 2015.
You can ask Eric questions about their work, training, and unique partnership by posting them in the comments section below the Puppy Enrichment Cam player. It’s sure to be a fascinating and touching live chat. We can’t wait to ask the Search Dog team your questions!