Border Collie

Began Working: 
First Assignment  -- July 2009

Acquired From: 
Civilian Explosive Dog Program That Went Out of Business

Pepper was one of the new dogs in the kennel when he became a world traveler.  From his first field assignment in Canada  (Live species:  Greater short-horned lizards) he traveled to Vietnam to work on a World Wildlife Fund-Vietnam project in Cat Loc, Cat Tien National Park, surveying Javan rhinos. 
Photos Above and to Left -- Pepper in Canada working on the Greater Short-Horned Lizard Project.  Handler is Sarah Jones.
Photos:  Training for Javan Rhino project in Vietnam.
Pepper now works full time for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife on a long term project in which he and his partner Chevy locate the remains of cougar kills in northeastern Oregon.  This is part of a three year long project.  His handler is Greg Davidson, ODFW.