Dubai: The Ministry of Interior is using technology big time in search and rescue operations. At their Gitex stand they show how a digital camera mounted on a dog is helping locate … Abu Dhabi Searc… Link.
Gould is a handler for one of the team’s four search K9s. His dog, Kura, is a nine year-old Yellow Lab who was received from an animal rescue and was trained by the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation. The two discuss the role of search dogs in USAR … Link.
For more than six years, a dedicated group of dog lovers has been training and organizing to form the Kaiserslautern K-9 Search and Rescue Squad … efforts in Japan after the earthquake and tsunami disaster. Immediately after the tsunami, the American … Link.
From search-and-rescue K9 units to keg-toting St. Bernards, man’s best friend tackles crises with the same selfless devotion usually reserved for canonized saints and fictional heartthrob vampires. … Link.
If you are responsible for search and rescue or are considering … are set up based on the dog and handler’s experience level. This two day class is designed to introduce K-9 search teams to the … Link.
Urban search-and-rescue (US&R … FEMA US&R canine handlers are mostly civilians, as well as firefighters and police department members. Most of the certified canines are Labrador Retrievers, German Shepherd Dogs, Belgian Malinois, Border Collies and … Link.
The only national standards for SAR teams are the FEMA-certification standards for urban disaster work … organizations like the American Rescue Dog Association and the National Association for Searc… Link.
ASPCA Disaster Relief Fund, 424 E. 92nd St., New York, NY 10128. Donations for rescue dogs and handlers can also be sent to New York City Offices, c/o Search and Response (K-9), 61 Chambers St., New … Link.
For Ventoux, a 6-year-old Belgian Malinois search … dog’s motivation up. His reward is a few minutes of play, which he loves,” Ms. Chaney says. The pair are members of the K-9 unit of Virginia Task Force 1, part of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue … Link.