Some dogs have the ability to rescue victims trapped in buildings toppled by natural disasters.

Dogs That Track: Here are the 10 breeds of lovable dog that make the best search and rescue dogs - including the loving Labrador 🐕

These canine breeds have the perfect range of attributes for the serious job of finding people who have run into trouble.

Dogs make amazing pets as a huge number of us can attest to, having decided to welcome many new pups into our homes over the last couple of years.

Kennel Club figures show dog ownership soared over the global pandemic and have continued to rise since.

There are a whopping 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, alongside numerous crossbreeds, so there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your family’s latest addition.

There’s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Coren’s book ‘The Intelligence of Dogs’ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

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Some dogs also excel in any number of important jobs, having the perfect range of attributes to carry out tasks.

For example, their day jobs can range from herding sheep to guiding blind and partially-sighted people about their daily lives.

What’s more, they are also experts at finding people – whether it’s criminals trying to evade arrest or the victims of natural disasters.

These are the 10 breeds that make the best search and rescue dogs.

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