pack dogs


The Southern African Wildlife College pack dogs, our unsung heroes of conservation

A powerful new weapon to our counter-poaching arsenal are the new formidable pack dogs, trained and housed at the Southern African Wildlife College K9 unit. These dogs are set to be the new game changer in the war against poaching and have already had a considerable impact in this role. Johan van Straaten, dog-master and...
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Pack dog success

Day 1: We were called to assist with a SANParks operation.   Field rangers had detected incoming spoor on their eastern Mozambique border.  The SANParks helicopter picked up the section ranger, our dog master and our pack dogs.  It was estimated that the track was nine hours old.  The dogs picked up the tracks and followed...
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