Search-and-rescue dogs usually stop barking about three days after a disaster like a major earthquake. The rescue efforts then become recovery efforts, since victims would not be able to survive that long without water. Here in the United States … Link.

His rescue was in part due to the sharp noses of the rescue dogs of New England K9, said Doreen Michalak of Peterborough, a handler for New England K9 who assisted with the search. “The longer searches are harder, and most of the time, they don’t have … Link.

Great Job! Illinois-Wisconsin Search Dogs is one of the search and rescue K-9 teams that we use for mutual aid whenever we are called and are in need of more search teams. It’s a great team which is based north of our area. They were founded in … Link.

All SAR K9’s, a non-profit organization which trains dogs to assist first responders in locating missing persons, was at Tecumseh Point Preserve, running their animals through search and rescue training scenarios. Ten dogs, with their handlers … Link.

SARDUS, in conjunction with Region 3 K-9 Search and Rescue, also conducted evaluations on “trailing,” following scent trails, and “wilderness air scent” searches, where the dog tries to locate people in a certain area, during the clinic held Oct … Link.

The Canadian Search and Disaster Dogs Association (CASDDA) will offer a K-9 Search and Rescue seminar and workshop in Abbotsford, on Friday Nov. 18th through Sunday Nov. 20th. The session is to explore the possibility of starting a local K-9 Search and … Link.

Congratulations Handler Joan and K-9 Buzz and Handler Kathleen and … re-find as a final response. Where as the disaster test only allows for the bark and hold as the final response. After the dog teams show the evaluators their final responses … Link.