Sometimes they would let her keep the animals and sometimes not, but they would always find homes for the dogs. Karen is still dedicated … for establishing and training the Volunteer K-9 search and rescue team based out of the Mecca Fire Department. Link.

The dog had been exposed to a lot of heavy smoke in a short time. Gene Ryan, a firefighter and paramedic, explains he’s a K-9 handler: He has a “disaster dog” and had undergone special training to care for animals. He grabbed a medical kit off one of … Link.

Two new search and rescue dogs have a new home in the metro, and two more firefighters have a new K-9 partner. “It’s no surprise … City areas that were affected within an hour of the disaster, of the tornado coming through. And they were working the … Link.

The Norman Fire Department will become the second department in central Oklahoma to receive a search … rescue K9. K9 Quip, a Labrador, comes to the department through the Ground Zero K9 Emergency Training Center started by Barry and Becky Switzer. The … Link.

STROUD TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – If you needed help during a crisis or disaster … Search and Rescue chief. In 2015 the team helped find a missing boy with special needs in Stroud Township. Last may, Northeast Search and Rescue cadaver dogs … Link.