Malaga hosts international search and rescue dog event on the Costa del Sol

Participants from five countries: Most effective means of search and rescue. Credit: Twitter

FIREFIGHTERS and military personnel from five countries have participated in Malaga in a course on the rescue of people with dogs. The 54th International Course on Canine Search and Detection Arcón Method held throughout February and finished on Tuesday.

The Deputy of Security and Emergencies of the Diputación de Málaga and president of the CPB, Manuel Marmolejo, has participated in the closing of the course and highlighted the importance of the Arcón method, which is the most effective means (with respect to natural and technological instruments) that It exists for the search, detection and rescue of living people. It is the only system for the training and intervention of canine search, detection and rescue teams that have been officially endorsed both scientifically and academically.

Some of the teachers of the course were Javier Luque Sánchez, professor of the Arcón Method, corporal of the Provincial Consortium of Firefighters of Malaga and president of the GERCCMA and Jaime Parejo García, firefighter of the City of Seville, inventor of the Arcón Method, recognized worldwide in the speciality of search, canine detection and rescue and has been awarded by numerous institutions.


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