Needle Nose -- Tales and Tails

The Nose Knows

by Houndstooth on

Today’s post falls under the category of stuff that I can’t make up.  I assure you that it is true and that none of the names have been changed to protect the innocent, nor those who claim to be innocent but really are not.  It is also a good illustration of the fact that the […]


Search And Rescue Saturday — Support Person

by Mr. Taleteller on

The beginning of a new year brings our team’s annual operations and security training.  All people involved with search and rescue must attend.  After we go through the refresher training security and all that is involved with dealing with the public, media, etc.  The different divisions of our agency run through what they do for the […]

Search And Rescue Saturday Turned 4 Years Old

by Mr. Taleteller on

Well, I have a big announcement for this week’s Search And Rescue Saturday.  A few weeks ago, Search and Rescue Saturday turned four years old.  I must say that as I type this now, 2014 does not seem that far back.  Unfortunately, each week while I’m trying to come up with different topics, it seems […]

Chico Dog On Duty -- Tales and Tails

Search And Rescue Saturday — RIP ChicoDog

by Mr. Taleteller on

Today I bring the readers of very sad news.  After many years of working as a search and rescue dog and a few more enjoying retirement, K-9 ChicoDog died earlier this week.  Rest in Peace ChicoDog, Dec 24, 2002-Jan 8, 2018. Our blog readers may not remember reading much about ChicoDog and they would be correct.  […]

Search And Rescue Saturday–A New Year

by Mr. Taleteller on

Last week we looked back, this week we look forward.  What does 2018 bring in?  Here are team Küster’s 2018 goals for the upcoming year. First and foremost, get more training in.  Seems like a no-brainer but, with work, family, and all things life unless you put training into your calendar it can easily be […]


Search And Rescue Saturday — A Look Back

by Mr. Taleteller on

We made it.  It’s almost 2018, so let us look back at 2017. It is time for thinking about what we did this past year and Team Küster’s goals for 2018.  Wow, 2017 went by so very fast.  First, we did not have any health scares with the Chief Editor’s father.  If you remember we have […]


Search And Rescue Saturday — Distractions

by Mr. Taleteller on

The longer I’ve been doing this K-9 search and rescue thing the more I am becoming sure that training with distractions as early as possible is a good thing. From past blog posts, you may remember me writing about the human remains K-9s searching boxes to work on distractions.  Our team loves to put a […]