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Local dog trainer plans to begin developing canines to detect health, allergy problems

 

June 6, 2018

SONJA HERITAGE and Kirsten Fulk, here with search and rescue dog Asta, are planning to expand effort to find and train dogs for various purposes.

Kirsten Fulk, owner of Field of Dreams, is working with California search dog handler Sonja Heritage to expand local search dog training facilities and to begin finding and supplying dogs that help people with serious allergies and health problems.

Heritage, who has deployed internationally to some 25 different disaster zones with her search dogs over the past two decades, spent last week visiting Fulk at her business, located west of Sweet Home off Highway 20, to brainstorm ideas to move forward with these plans.

Heritage has worked in Haiti, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the U.S....



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