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Conservation dogs

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Dogs can have a significant impact on conservation—both positive and negative. Four Legged, Conservation, Ranger, Friends, Dogs, Animals, Amigos, Animales, Animaux

Conservation and four-legged friends | Conservation blog

DOC Ranger Caraline Abbott discusses dogs and the impact on conservation in the Rotorua District.

The 'Rat Pack' - quite literally! A crack team of conservation dogs ready to get stuck in to rodent detection in the Bay of Islands. Bay Of Islands, Parks And Recreation, Rodents, Rats, Conservation, New Zealand, Labrador Retriever, Explore, Adventure

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The 'Rat Pack' - quite literally! A crack team of conservation dogs ready to get stuck in to rodent detection in the Bay of Islands.

Yuki, the conservation dog, is pretty chuffed with his latest find! Conservation, Luxury, Pretty, Dogs, Pet Dogs, Doggies, Canning

Yuki, the conservation dog, is pretty chuffed with his latest find! #takahe #nzbirds

Neo, the whio dog, has undergone surgery to save his leg, which in turn will help conservationists preserve the population of one of New Zealand's rarest birds. Rare Birds, News Stories, Preserve, Conservation, New Zealand, Surgery, Dogs, Chow Chow, Pet Dogs

Neo, the whio dog, has undergone surgery to save his leg, which in turn will help conservationists preserve the population of one of New Zealand's rarest birds.

Kiwi dog "Mate" tracking down some great spotted kiwi in Arthur's Pass National Park. Kiwi, Conservation, National Parks, Horses, Dogs, Animals, Animales, Animaux, Pet Dogs

Department of Conservation on Twitter

“Kiwi dog "Mate" tracking down some great spotted kiwi in Arthur's Pass National Park: http://t.co/e5W5LEeGqI |”

Kakī chick found thanks to Jazz the conservation dog. Rare Birds, Conservation, Jazz, Dogs, Animals, Animales, Animaux, Jazz Music, Pet Dogs

Protecting our kakī | Conservation blog

By DOC Ranger, Cody Thyne As a ranger based in Twizel the main part of my job is supporting the Kakī Recovery Programme. Kakī/black stilts are one of New Zealand’s rarest birds and the mission of the Kakī Recovery Programme is to increase their population in the wild and ensure this special bird is not lost for future […]

Jobs at DOC: Jak the conservation dog Border Terrier, Dog Years, Paw Prints, Conservation, Father, Country, Dogs, Beautiful, Pai

Jobs at DOC: Jak the conservation dog | Conservation blog

Come behind the scenes and into the jobs, the challenges, the highlights, and the personalities of the people who work at the Department of Conservation (DOC). Today we profile Jak the conservation dog. Jak is retiring after giving 84 dog years of active service, conserving pest free islands and sanctuaries throughout New Zealand. At work Some […]

Jak the conservation dog and his human team on their way to Campbell Island, New Zealand Dog Years, Conservation, New Zealand, Behind The Scenes, Island, Dogs, Animals, Animales, Animaux

Jobs at DOC: Jak the conservation dog | Conservation blog

Come behind the scenes and into the jobs, the challenges, the highlights, and the personalities of the people who work at the Department of Conservation (DOC). Today we profile Jak the conservation dog. Jak is retiring after giving 84 dog years of active service, conserving pest free islands and sanctuaries throughout New Zealand. At work Some […]

Jak the conservation dog is retiring after 84 dog years of active service. Dog Years, Conservation, Kangaroo, Behind The Scenes, Dogs, Animals, Baby Bjorn, Animales, Animaux

Jobs at DOC: Jak the conservation dog | Conservation blog

Come behind the scenes and into the jobs, the challenges, the highlights, and the personalities of the people who work at the Department of Conservation (DOC). Today we profile Jak the conservation dog. Jak is retiring after giving 84 dog years of active service, conserving pest free islands and sanctuaries throughout New Zealand. At work Some […]

Ranger Max with Oska the conservation dog, getting ready to go find whio/blue duck in Fiordland National Park. Ready To Go, Conservation, Ranger, National Parks, Dogs, Instagram Posts, Blue, Character, Pet Dogs

Instagram post by Department of Conservation • Jul 15, 2014 at 5:20am UTC

Ranger Max with Oska the conservation dog, getting ready to go find whio/blue duck in Fiordland National Park.

National Whio Recovery Group Leader, Andrew Glaser, and Neo the whio dog. Working Together, High School Seniors, Conservation, Recovery, Group, Dogs, Pet Dogs, Doggies, Survival Tips

Award-winning partnerships | Conservation blog

Last month we told the story of the Nina Valley ‘Ecoblitz’ — a monumental collaboration involving scientists, senior high school students, university students, teachers, and helpers working together to discover and document the species of North Canterbury’s Nina Valley and surrounds. Today, we’re happy to report of their recent (earlier this week) success at the Ministry for the […]

A tribute to Tiki the conservation dog: More travelled than most humans, Tiki’s work would take him all over New Zealand - anywhere where extensive pest control programmes were in place, to ensure mustelid populations were gone from the area. Dog Passed Away, Border Terrier, Working Dogs, Pest Control, Conservation, New Zealand, Country, Animals, Beautiful

A tribute to Tiki the conservation dog | Conservation blog

By Trudi Ngawhare, Partnerships Ranger, Gisborne Recently, we lost a “totara” for conservation. Tiki the conservation dog passed away at the prime age of 11 (human) years. Tiki was based at Motu, in the Gisborne region, with Ranger Joe Waikari and whānau. He was a small Border Terrier cross who specialised in detecting mustelids (weasels, […]

A tribute to Tiki the conservation dog: He was a small Border Terrier cross who specialised in detecting mustelids (weasels, stoats and ferrets). Dog Passed Away, Border Terrier, Ferrets, Endangered Species, Public Relations, Conservation, Battle, Rest, Dogs

A tribute to Tiki the conservation dog | Conservation blog

By Trudi Ngawhare, Partnerships Ranger, Gisborne Recently, we lost a “totara” for conservation. Tiki the conservation dog passed away at the prime age of 11 (human) years. Tiki was based at Motu, in the Gisborne region, with Ranger Joe Waikari and whānau. He was a small Border Terrier cross who specialised in detecting mustelids (weasels, […]

Meet Yuki, our specially trained DOC species dog and takahē tracker extraordinaire. Mountain Range, Conservation, Ranger, Meet, Mountains, Dogs, Animals, Animales, Animaux

Takahē mission in the Murchison Mountains | Conservation blog

By Helen Dodson, Takahē Engagement Ranger What do an All Black and a DOC takahē ranger have in common? Tricky footwork and some good catching skills! Nifty cornering and tackling are a pre-requisite for catching a takahē in a small pen, but substitute that pen with a 50,000 hectare mountain range and you really have your […]

is helping transport DOC Conservation Dogs around NZ. We flew Moss & Occi to work recently! Air New Zealand, Conservation, Transportation, Country, Friends, Dogs, Photos, Beautiful, Amigos

#AirNewZealand is helping transport DOC Conservation Dogs around NZ. We flew Moss & Occi to work recently! #AirNZPreciousPax