Antioquia state rescue chief Mario Parodi says four people were rescued and hospitalized after the Wednesday morning disaster covered all four lanes of the highway linking Bogota with Medellin. Rescuers with dogs joined the search for victims. Parodi said … Link.
Joker and Aleck — a duo of bloodhounds from the county’s Canine Search and Rescue Team — are called upon to assist in law enforcement’s search. Crime Stoppers of Middlesex County has announced it is adopting the two dogs who are trained to track human … Link.
The 7-year-old yellow Labrador retriever, who is the arson K9 for … year’s top hero dog are: Layka of Galena, Kan., military dog; Gander of Great Lakes, Ill., service dog; Roo of Boston, law enforcement dog; Kobuk of York, Maine, search and rescue … Link.
The Canadian Search and Disaster Dogs Association is the only such organization in Canada certified by the International Rescue Dog Organization, Lee said, a requirement for international deployment. The team intended to continue their efforts until Oct … Link.
A beloved K9 officer got a true hero’s sendoff before his heartbroken New Jersey owners had to put him down. Bandy, a 10-year-old German shepherd, died on Tuesday. He served six years as a search-and-rescue dog at Pattenburg’s volunteer fire company. Link.
Its mission is to “to develop and nurture a North American program in which K9 handlers and their dogs … and ready to go for a long weekend of dog training. This SDONA workshop was billed as a Search and Rescue K-9 Handlers challenge. Link.
one of the department’s search-and-rescue dogs, retired during a bittersweet ceremony Tuesday night. Representatives from several area fire and rescue squads also attended the ceremony. Bandy retired from working as a member of the fire company’s K-9 … Link.
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.
Christian Dreyer, a coordinator of the task force, said of the New Jersey crew, which had recently been designated one of 28 urban search … rescue of an elderly disabled woman, Dreyer said. And aside from the humans, they saved at least six dogs. Link.