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.
Blaze, a search and rescue K9 for the office, died in his sleep over the weekend, the sheriff’s office said on Wednesday. “These dogs are like a member of our office,” said Sheriff Michael Strada. “He came to work every day for the last eight years just … Link.
Major Emergency Aid and Reunification Center Established in South Carolina Animal rescue team … as needed by the disaster victims. Palmetto Animal League (PAL) is a private, non-profit animal shelter in Okatie that rescues cats and dogs and provides … Link.
The full extent of the disaster … dog Saturday. The storm killed more than 500 people in Haiti and at least 23 in the U.S. – nearly half of them in North Carolina. A North Carolina state trooper shot and killed an armed man during a search and rescue … Link.
In the event that the person goes missing, the scent kit can be supplied to a search and rescue dog, enabling the canine to more easily track down the individual. Angela Fletcher, a Search and Rescue team member and owner of a search-rescue dog named Maddy … Link.