UNION TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A fire department said goodbye to an eight-year veteran of their K-9 unit. NJ.com reported that search-and-rescue dog Timmy, 11, was diagnosed with throat cancer and was put down Sunday, according to Pattenburg Volunteer Fire Company. Link.
Within hours, the Layton City paramedic and firefighter and her K-9 search and rescue dog Cole were on the road … RELATED: Layton Fire thrilled with Cole the disaster dog Bauman says she and her team slept in the bleachers of San Antonio’s AT&T … Link.
During her long career as a FEMA-certified disaster search dog, Bretagne and her handler … She was believed to be the last living rescue dog who responded to 9/11. Once back in Texas after her New York trip, Bretagne’s age began to catch up … Link.
Bretagne was Corliss’ first disaster search dog, and their first deployment together took them to the twisted pile of steel beams, concrete and ash where the World Trade Center once stood. Ground Zero was a harrowing assignment for veteran rescue workers … Link.
California maintains eight urban search-and-rescue teams as part of a federal disaster response system … a University of California police officer in Berkeley ticketing a hot dog vendor then taking money from his wallet. [Berkeleyside] • Apple is … Link.
He’s one of fourteen search … Disaster Search Dog Foundation who gave him the test, saw something special in Rocket. She, along with her husband, adopted and trained him. A year later Rocket passed his test. Soon Rocket was partnered with his … Link.
dogs, cats and birds. Shifting their attention to Irma, the members of California Task Force 4 are equipped with four rescue boats, tool for breaching and shoring up collapsed structures, audio and visual aid for finding trapped survivors, and four K-9 … Link.
Tampa Fire Rescue Capt. Jeremy Finney, 40, worked alongside the Cajun Navy during rescue missions in Texas as a member of Florida’s Urban Search and Rescue Florida … “Cracker Navy” before heading toward a disaster area, said Tampa Fire Rescue Chief … Link.
Nova was leaning back in apprehension as her handler was pulling her forward toward a search … old female K9 trained for rescues had never been so close to a noisy helicopter, said handler Robin Calderwood from the California Rescue Dog Association … Link.
Before a Longmont-based animal search and rescue team returned home from helping in the aftermath of Texas storms, they were alerted that they’d be dispatched to another disaster expected … the team that saved about 30 dogs and 30 cats from Galveston … Link.