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Bremerton to host Search and Rescue K9 conference

Kitsap County’s All Breed Canine Search and Rescue was selected to host the 2011 Dog Meet, the state’s premier K9 Search and Rescue training conference. Dog Meet 2011 will be held Sept. 9 to 11 at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds in Bremerton.

Search and rescue dog handlers travel from all over North America attend this conference hosted by a different Washington state search and rescue unit each year. This year’s event is paid for by grants from the Planet Dog Foundation and the American Kennel Club.

About 150 dog handlers are expected to attend.

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