Category: Rhino Dogs

12.17.2020

Adoption Is Going To The Dogs

You can now adopt a Rhino Dog! By adopting a K9 unit, you will help pay for training of rhino…View Full Release »

12.15.2020

Tracking A Growing Concern

Poaching remains the greatest threat to black and white rhinos in southern Africa. The global pandemic has increased concerns that…View Full Release »

07.20.2020

Expanding Support for K9 Units and Training in Southern Africa

IRF recently awarded a $100,000 grant to the Southern African Wildlife College (SAWC) to support training and anti-poaching operations to…View Full Release »

03.23.2019

The Right Stuff: Puppies Grow Into a Rhino’s Best Friend

A well-trained Rhino dog and its handler are powerful weapons against wildlife crime and playing an increasingly important role in…View Full Release »

01.28.2019

Meet Dozer – A New Soldier in Fight to Save Rhinos from Poachers

This is Dozer.   Dozer is a very special dog. He’s a German Shepherd/Belgian Malinois cross and now one of…View Full Release »

12.07.2018

#RallyForRangers – Choosing and Training the Perfect Rhino Dog

Interview with Johan van Straaten, Dog Master: K9 Protected Area Integrity, Southern African Wildlife College, and Elise Serfontein, Founder, StopRhinoPoaching.com…View Full Release »

12.05.2018

#RallyForRangers – Dogs With Jobs

When you donate to IRF’s Rally for Rangers campaign, you’ll help fund equipment and training for K9 units working to…View Full Release »

12.03.2018

#RallyForRangers – Interview with a K9 Ranger

Interview with Ranger S (name withheld for security reasons) Ranger, Big Game Parks in eSwatini — Kingdom of Swaziland Why…View Full Release »

04.30.2018

Training dogs for Anti-poaching Patrols

Some training programs require staff to don full-body, protective suits when training dogs for rhino anti-poaching patrols.

12.28.2017

Your help is urgently needed to fight poaching in Southern Africa

Driven by demand from growing markets in Vietnam and China, the poaching crisis in Africa continues. Well-equipped, highly-organized, and dangerous…View Full Release »