Wilderness dogs are able to cross ravines on fallen trees with the grace of a ballerina. Disaster dogs tiptoe along metal beams and concrete suspended above danger without concern.
They did not know they had back legs…
They had to be taught.
The tire ladder is daunting.
It is there to teach dogs that in fact, they have back legs. Those feet in the back simply follow the front feet. A search dog must learn otherwise.