Known internationally as USA-2, the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Urban Search … Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART). The elite resuce team is comprised of a series of specially-trained firefighters, paramedics rescue specialists, canine … Link.
But the storms also offered glimpses into a little-noticed arm of the nation’s disaster … search dogs were only summoned occasionally. “If we were trying to break in every one to do primary, we’d never complete our mission,” said Ryan Primosch, a … Link.
An 81-person Peninsula-based search … Senior Dog Rescue — on Sunday brought 47 dogs and 26 cats from Houston to the Bay Area. InvestigativeTrans Kids Now Able to Begin Altering Bodies at Younger Ages “We have an incredible disaster relief team … Link.
Some of the shelters the humane society uses most frequently are well-known for bringing in animals from disaster areas across the nation … a demonstration by Sterling Police Department’s K-9 unit at 2 p.m., and a raffle to raise funds for the shelter. Link.
Read: Elderly K-9 Officer Receives Hero’s Salute Before Being Put Down: ‘He Was Family’ Timmy, the 11-year-old German shepherd that worked as a search and rescue dog for the Pattenburg Volunteer Fire Company, was put down Sunday after he was given a … Link.
Police Department’s K9 Apollo. K9s play a unique role in law enforcement. They can be used on patrol, SWAT units, narcotics and bomb units—to search for missing persons … reports that “Lt. Dan”, a rescue dog from Dayton Paw Patrol, was diagnosed … Link.
in real time to send search and rescue assets throughout the entire region. We witnessed citizens responding to wellness checks for families, grandparents, dogs, cats, fish, hamsters, and even a Bearded Dragon. Using Zello, volunteers could pinpoint their … Link.
MDA Greater Washington, D.C., plus $131,278.65 for the International Association of Firefighters disaster relief fund … said he saw the VA-TF1 crew load their search and rescue dogs plus the rest of their gear last week into a large C-17 cargo plane. Link.
A day before Hurricane Irma ravaged parts of Southern Florida, Camden County Animal Shelter volunteer James Whiteside stood on a tarmac and watched as around 30 nervous dogs from the Sunshine … displaced pets that search and rescue crews might find. Link.
UNION TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A fire department said goodbye to an eight-year veteran of their K-9 unit. NJ.com reported that search-and-rescue dog Timmy, 11, was diagnosed with throat cancer and was put down Sunday, according to Pattenburg Volunteer Fire Company. Link.