Eric Holcomb has added five more Indiana counties to the state’s disaster emergency following … assistance program will include dogs trained to locate missing people. “Once we place a dog that needs to do search and rescue, we’ll use a larger breed … Link.
In Ventura County, rescue dogs and their handlers of the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation were ready for whatever the storm might bring. In fact, the foundation’s head trainer, Sonja Heritage, had been at the heart of the Thomas Fire on Dec. 4 … Link.
SFD Search and Rescue K-9, Tracker, was put to sleep this morning due to health … as a Wilderness Live Search Dog and through the SFD as a Disaster Search Dog. · Named 2008 Louisiana Pet of the Year · Deployed to Tuscaloosa, Al in 2011 with the … Link.
suggesting that they visualize objects associated with scents, researchers reported in the Journal of Comparative Psychology. The behavior was observed in companion dogs as well as those being trained as K-9 or search-and-rescue dogs. Link.
a K-9 program manager for Washington State Department of Corrections, who is well-known for selecting canine recruits from animal shelters around the country. The expert, who has trained over 450 rescue dogs to search for drugs since the 1980s, thought … Link.
“These dogs are trained to find people. So we train all the time to disassociate critters from real people,” said Gary Bonneau, President of the Alpha Team K9 Search and Rescue Group. “We have a good skills. We have great dogs. We’re just passionate about … Link.
After digging out survivors and using probes and dogs to search for others, Placer County sheriff’s officials … no other victims involved in the #avalanche after searching with K-9’s and probes. There were no life-threatening injuries. Link.
Throughout his lifetime of volunteer search-and-rescue service, Deker and the Halls, his handlers, who live in Clinton, were recognized by numerous organizations for their work. The dog was a member of the Emergency K-9 Operations, Inc. Search and Rescue … Link.
The beginning of hope It started in 2008, recalls President and CEO Tim Hetzner, with four golden retrievers and a relief mission just outside New Orleans, Louisiana: “When Hurricane Katrina hit, FEMA asked if we could do search and rescue for people and … Link.
Disaster First Response, Human Remains Detection, and Search and Rescue. Deker passed national certifications with the North American Police Work Dog Association and was the third K-9 to serve on the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office Reserve. He traveled … Link.