Dogs to the rescue

Whether working with monks, medics or the military, dogs have long supported rescue missions. Russell Moul gives an overview of the many times through history that canines have braved terror and turmoil to come to our aid.

Words by Russell Moul

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Russell Moul

Dr Russell Moul is an assistant lecturer at the University of Kent. He researches the history of medicine, medical ethics and the role of doctors involved with historical violence.