Fire Safety Dogs Off to a Busy Start!

Welcome to Sparkles’ Kids Zone on! 

Even though it is early in the New Year, we have been very busy!

One of our very favorite things we like to do is to host Fire Engineering Talk Radio with Firefighter Dayna. We did a segment recently and it was extra, extra special! Our show went to the dogs! BOL (Barking out loud).Tango and Siren, along with their friends, some of the most famous canines and their pet parents in the United States, spent a fun two and a half hour evening on the program! Each of the dog’s pet parents shared the incredible work that each of their dogs do and even shared their favorite safety tips! We had so much fun!

Our special guests included Jake the Fire Dog, Emma Zen the Biker Dog and Team Leader of O2, Rainbow Diamond, Spokes Dog for Diamond Dachshund Rescue, the famous Surf Dog Ricochet, Mountain Doo the Search and Rescue Puppy, and Finnagus Sage, the Man hunting Bloodhound!

To listen to this interview, click on the button below!

Mountain Doo

In our last column, we introduced you to our little buddy, Mountain Doo (known and “Doo” to his friends). Doo is an eighteen week old yellow Labrador retriever and is learning how to find people that may be lost and hurt. He is also learning to find people who might have fallen in the lake or fell from a boat! Doo’s dad, Rob, was trapped in the Joplin tornado in May 2011. Now, Rob and Doo are going to be helping others that may be trapped!

Mountain Doo and his human, Rob Lewis
Doo and his dad, Rob, training
Doo enjoys training!







































We are excited that Doo has his own Facebook page!  Please join Doo’s page, show the love, and tell him that the Fire Safety Dogs sent you!

We’d like to give a big shout out to our friends at PetSmart. They are helping us share our daily fire safety tips by tweeting!

Here’s one of the fire safety tips that we shared recently:

Since many of you may live where there is snow this winter, remind the grown-ups that you live with to make sure that the hydrants are clear of snow around them in case the fire department needs to come!

It is hard to believe that Siren is a year and half years old! He has grown up so fast!

















Here’s a video about Siren when he was a puppy! 


If there is a fire hydrant by your house, please make sure that the grown-ups that you live with keep the area clear around it! 











Send an email telling to the fire safety dogs what you do to help keep your family safe and we will share your story here on!

Have you watched Sparkles’ Safety Spot yet? We hope that you can join us!

Tango the Fire Safety Dog and Siren the Fire Safety Dog in Sparkles’ Clubhouse


































To watch Sparkles’ Safety Spot at 7 P.M the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month, or to learn more about the show, click on the button below!










Here are the new airdates for 2012!  



Would you like for me and the other fire safety dogs to come to your school via Skype? Ask a grown-up to click HERE to learn more!

















Color the Fire Safety Dogs a Picture!

If you color a page, send me a picture of it and I will put it up here on the Kids Zone! This month, I will take all of the names of children who have submitted coloring pages and draw the name of one lucky winner to win one of my fire safety books*, pawtographed by me! So, get out those crayons and get coloring, and good luck!






Would you like to send a picture to me? Send it to me at < and I will share it here on the Kids Zone!



Remember, you can get your very own free coloring sheets on my Web site! Click on the picture below to get your very own free coloring sheets!






We will have a bew show this coming year and will be Skyping like crazy, so be sure to stay tuned here on! If you want to learn all the latest, you’ll find it right here!

Well, that’s it for now. Until next time, practice fire safety every day!






























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Sparkles the Fire Safety Dog
Siren the Fire Safety Dog
Tango the Fire Safety Dog







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