Full Show Notes for Episode 75 – A replay show from September, 11, 2018.
Intro Timestamps: 00:00 – 00:58
Segment One: 01:00 – 34:50
First, Dan Hughes, a former secret service agent for the United States was reporting to work at one of the towers on 9-11, 2001 when it collapsed. Listen to his story about his experience and survival and how that led him to want to work with dogs. He is currently the co-owner of Dogs for Defense, a company of detection dogs that sniff out drugs and bombs.
Segment Two: 34:51 – 52:30
Then, there were numerous search and rescue dog teams that worked at the World Trade Center on 9-11. I’ll share a few of the stories of these dog heroes.
Additional Resources for the Episode.
Below is Dan Hughes, the former secret service agent who survived 9-11 and then became a dog handler working with explosive detection dogs in Iraq and Afghanistan. Dan, currently, is the co-founder and chief officer for Dogs for Defense, a company that provides working dog services for around the world.
Source for stories about the search and rescue dogs: Dog Heroes of September, 11th: A Tribute to America’s Search and Rescue dogs, by Nona Kilgore Bauer.