Canines seek FEMA search-and-rescue certification

Sunday, October 21, 2007 | 9:38 p.m. CDT; updated 1:05 p.m. CDT, Sunday, July 20, 2008

For months, Adam Skiver had this past weekend in Columbia planned out. Homecoming had nothing to do with it, though. He and his excitable 3-year-old black Labrador, DeSoto, flew in from Arizona to climb all over huge piles of debris.