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UPenn releases surprising report on 9/11 rescue dogs and their causes of death

What became of the fluffy, dusty search-and-rescue dogs of 9/11, seen sniffing smoldering mounds of rubble? Turns out that they did not share the disease–laden fates of many 9/11 rescue workers.In the weeks following attacks of September 11, 2001, veterinarians at the University of Pennsylvania launched an in-depth study tracking the health, longevity, and causes of death of 95 search-and-rescue dogs deployed at the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and a debris-sorting site. The dogs’ health was compared to
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