Name:
Bella
Handler:Richard Smith
Breed:Black Lab
Sex:Female
Donated By:Jennifer McCollum,
City of Stockton Animal Control
Level:DHS/FEMA Certified
Task Force:San Diego (CA-TF8)

In September of 2008, opportunity knocked -- or rather tail wagged -- for Bella. SDF handler Al Duncan of San Francisco's Presidio Fire Department had responded to a call from the Stockton Animal Shelter about a possible Search Dog candidate. Unfortunately, the first dog he tested did not have the attributes needed in a Search Dog, but as he was putting this first dog back in his kennel, he heard a thump, thump, thump!...
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