The dog owner told officers that he drove to a wooded area off Watertower Road to conduct training with his K9, Hope. Hope is a black and tan German Shepherd trained in search and rescue, the report states. Hope’s handler told police after their training … Link.
HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – A certified search and rescue K-9 with Horry County Fire Rescue has reportedly been stolen. According to an online posting from North Myrtle Beach Fire Rescue, the dog went missing on Highway 31 near the Water Tower Road area. Link.
Rescue dog handlers from across the county … will help canines and their handlers with urban search and rescue operations and that the training is led by Eric Darling, who has more than two decades of disaster response. Canines, handlers and … Link.
Jupiter police K9 Sherlock, a 105-pound bloodhound with massive ears and paws, is one of the only of his breed in Palm Beach County. His scent-specific skills make him trained to perform search-and-rescue missions … the TSA dogs at Palm Beach … Link.
“These search-and-rescue efforts are absolutely critical to safely remove animals trapped in areas completely cut off by active lava fields and steep banks,” Dick Green, senior director of ASPCA Disaster … has taken in 50 dogs and some cats, while … Link.
(Medlin’s previous search dog … Rescue team such as our Task Force here in Phoenix — AZ-TF1. AZ-TF1, manned by Phoenix firefighters, has been deployed to disasters including The World Trade Center, Katrina, Rita, Ike, Harvey, Irma and the mudslide … Link.
A heartbroken firefighter has said goodbye to his beloved K-9 partner after training it for eight years … Its handler, Zhu Guoping, bid farewell to the search and rescue dog before sending it to be cremated. ‘Tianfu is not merely my partner, Tianfu … Link.
To date, trained rescue dogs have been incomparable disaster workers as their strong sense of smell helps them locate people buried by avalanches or earthquakes. However, similar to all other living beings, even dogs have to take breaks once in a while. Link.
Among the personnel from federal agencies as varied as the Department of Health and Human Services and the Coast Guard were numerous Urban Search and Rescue … dogs [as] locating tools,” says Scott Mateyaschuk of the New York Police Department’s K9 … Link.
Researchers from the Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) said in a statement on Wednesday that they have developed a very cheap kind of electronic rescue dog. “Trained rescue dogs are still the best disaster … for search and rescue work. Link.