Karelian Articles

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife

WDFW Karelian Bear Dogs (KBDs) help resolve many bear-human conflicts in Washington and reduce the number of bears that have to be lethally removed.

Link:  https://wdfw.wa.gov/about/enforcement/KBD

WDFW'S Karelian Bear Dog Program: Helping People & Helping Wildlife

Meet Washington state's Karelian Bear Dogs

The six working dogs with Washington State Fish and Wildlife's Karelian Bear Dog Program work with their wildlife officer handlers to help mitigate human-wildlife conflicts with bears, cougars and other animals.

Link:   https://www.inlander.com/spokane/meet-washington-states-karelian-bear-dogs/Slideshow/2772624/2772610