Conservation dogs

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

A tribute to Tiki the conservation dog: He was a small Border Terrier cross who specialised in detecting mustelids (weasels, stoats and ferrets).

A tribute to Tiki the conservation dog: He was a small Border Terrier cross who specialised in detecting mustelids (weasels, stoats and ferrets).

Dogs can have a significant impact on conservation—both positive and negative.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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Kiwi dog "Mate" tracking down some great spotted kiwi in Arthur's Pass National Park.

Jak the conservation dog and his human team on their way to Campbell Island, New Zealand

Jak the conservation dog and his human team on their way to Campbell Island, New Zealand

Jak the conservation dog is retiring after 84 dog years of active service. Photo: Andrew Fladeboe

Jak the conservation dog is retiring after 84 dog years of active service.

National Whio Recovery Group Leader, Andrew Glaser, and Neo the whio dog.

National Whio Recovery Group Leader, Andrew Glaser, and Neo the whio dog.

Meet Yuki, our specially trained DOC species dog and takahē tracker extraordinaire.

Takahē mission in the Murchison Mountains

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

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

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