The Checkup: Meet Phoenix, a Dog Who Helped with the Salvation Army Search Effort

Read this awesome story about a local dog who helped rescue people buried in the rubble.

• Whoa—cool story alert. Jefferson University Hospitals employee Tom Brown and his chocolate lab, Phoenix, were called in to help with the search-and-rescue efforts at the Salvation Army building collapse at 22nd and Market on June 5th. On Friday, the hospital posted their story on its blog. Read this:

Trained to sniff for scents of life, Phoenix was on site for about three and a half hours when she was asked to worm her way down to the store’s basement, at which point she  began to bark – indicating she smelled live human scent.

Check out the rest of the story here.

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