The dogs are part of the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation, based in Santa Paula.
Three of its teams were just deployed to the East Coast for Hurricane Florence.
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Some of the canine heroes, like Lily, are rescue dogs on their fourth deployment.
The animals are trained to find disaster survivors, and their efforts are fully funded by donations.
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