Brighton veterinarian trains dogs for police work
BRIGHTON (AP) — You know those TV shows where the lead character is a medical specialist who also solves crimes? Andrea Lautenschlager is like that, but with a twist.
A Brighton veterinarian and specialist in animal surgery, Lautenschlager also trains dogs for investigations beyond the scope of police canine units.
“We have trailing dogs, disaster dogs and human remains dogs,” she told the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus of Howell.
Disaster dogs, trained to assist in finding people during hurricanes, explosions and other catastrophes, are among her star pupils. They’re not nec...