SARTEC K-9 is … urban, disaster, collapsed buildings, and water settings. The group works with law enforcement on human remains detection cases but does not work felony apprehension searches. Dog handlers receive extensive training in search operations … Link.
Her announcement came amid calls for corporate manslaughter charges to be brought following the disaster … search and rescue teams are seeking to make the building safe to allow firefighters and police to carry out investigations. Search dogs will … Link.
Ferguson began his research by working with the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation in California, and the Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association. He has since travelled around the world, meeting dogs who help people with their special talents. Link.
Mr Toh, 21, who was born in Thailand but now a Singaporean, was Moss’ handler for more than a year when he was serving as a full-time national serviceman in the K-9 unit … a search-and-rescue Labrador he had handled for eight months. The dog is due … Link.
The K9 handler and dog must pass the state’s certification test as a team, and work on handling skills and search patterns during the training period so the pair can work as a seamless team on a fire scene. The Division of Fire has been training dogs to … Link.
Ohio Task Force One hosted specialized training and evaluations for K-9 search and rescue teams across the county Saturday and Sunday at their training facility on McFadden Avenue in Dayton. In an event of a building collapse or natural disaster … Link.
Redden was a search and rescue dog with Missouri Task Force 1. Kathleen Kelsey, Redden’s handler, started the K-9 Redden Memorial Disaster Dog Training Scholarship to help other handlers across the country afford training for their dogs. The first $500 for … Link.
the reward money has been donated to start the K9 Redden Memorial Disaster Dog Training Scholarship. These funds will be given to disaster dogs and their handlers to support their search and rescue training efforts (application details coming soon). Link.
The exercise was part of a training camp for search dogs that tested dog-human teams all over Rock County this week. It was put on by Minnesota-Wisconsin K9 Search and Rescue. Linc got sidetracked several times, and evaluator Gabrielle Guerra had to call … Link.
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A dog that was training to become federally-certified in urban search and rescue has been found dead … The handler, a member of the Missouri Task Force One disaster team, found Redden dead a short time later. Follow us on Twitter … Link.