Organizations like Animal Disaster Services relieve residents’ worries by caring for animals in evacuation emergencies. Organizations like the Yavapai County Search and Rescue Canine Unit, which use dogs’ incredible ability to locate lost or injured … Link.

new or changing locations are a wonderful thing when it comes to training our K-9 search partners. It is good for both the dog and handler. Since two of our team members were preparing to certify their K-9’s in First Responder Disaster work we were … Link.

Blaze, a search and rescue K9 for the office, died in his sleep over the weekend, the sheriff’s office said on Wednesday. “These dogs are like a member of our office,” said Sheriff Michael Strada. “He came to work every day for the last eight years just … Link.

The full extent of the disaster … dog Saturday. The storm killed more than 500 people in Haiti and at least 23 in the U.S. – nearly half of them in North Carolina. A North Carolina state trooper shot and killed an armed man during a search and rescue … Link.

In the event that the person goes missing, the scent kit can be supplied to a search and rescue dog, enabling the canine to more easily track down the individual. Angela Fletcher, a Search and Rescue team member and owner of a search-rescue dog named Maddy … Link.