Gallery: 60-plus canine rescue teams attend ceremony Ricochet, from Florida Task Force 2, practices skills at the grand opening of the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation’s new training center. Check out this story on vcstar.com: http://www.vcstar.com … Link.

Mountain climbers came together on social media to help rescue a dog stuck atop a 14,177-foot mountain in Colorado … after they say an armed man was running around near their home. Deputies used a K9 team to track and arrest 45-year-old Mark Perry … Link.

… dogs are trained differently from search and rescue dogs, which are utilized to find living humans and not detect decomposing flesh,” he said. Skye’s handler is Sgt. Rick Kelly, a 15-year veteran of the K-9 Unit based out of Barrack A Waterloo in … Link.

MEXICO CITY – For a country still in mourning and counting its dead from Tuesday’s devastating earthquake, Frida the Navy rescue dog has emerged as a source of inspiration and pride in the search for … for the most recent disaster has not been tallied … Link.

EDINBURG – A Rio Grande Valley training center explained search and rescue dogs are just as important as their handlers if not more in a disaster zone. Marty and Leslie Vielma have more than 20 years of K9 search and rescue experience. They own and … Link.