The South Carolina Search and Rescue Dog Association held a three-day training event in Flat Rock, according to theHendersonville Times-News:
...The dogs spent three days finding human scents in different situations. At Green River Quarry, the test replicated the rubble of a collapsed building. ...
Dogs are trained in six types of searches: rubble, vehicles, buildings, wilderness, buried and water. They must identify 12 scents hidden in the six areas. Frost said it's either pass or fail and there's no time limit, but the dogs can only miss one of the 12 scents.
“Water is tough,” she added. ...Read the full article