‘Desi’ breed search and rescue specialists, NDRF trains first lot of stray dogs

Hindustan Times | Oct 30, 2020 at 7:36 PM
  • Blaze and Tiger are trainees at the National Disaster Response Force’s (NDRF) dog squad used ins search and rescue operations.
  • So training the four strays– sometimes called desi — into a battalion that already has 20 well trained non-desi dogs was a unique experiment.
  • The dogs from the eighth battalion had proved their mettle during Tsunami rescue operations in Japan, earthquake in Nepal and have even served in different missions across the country.