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.
Wearing protective booties on her paws, goggles and a jacket, she the seven-year-old sniffs out survivors trapped in debris caused due to the natural disaster … dogs are selected at a very young age when they are trained for three hours a day to search … Link.
Rescue dog Frida looks on while working after an earthquake in Mexico City. (Reuters photo) Apartment buildings, offices, a school and a textile factory were among the structures flattened. Maria Isela Sandoval waited anxiously outside a collapsed office … 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.
Another group from the multi-agency Riverside County urban search-and-rescue K-9 task force that went to Puerto Rico in … This new team will be in addition to the seven-person, four-dog crew that is already there. Maria’s devastation was far worse … 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.
First responders who carried out urban search and rescue missions during Hurricanes Harvey and Irma … everything from water rescues to clearing debris on roadways. RELATED: Dogs, cats from Texas arrive in Hayward after Hurricane Harvey “Just imagine … Link.
The disaster response team, made up largely of firefighters from Southern California, has swarmed the sites of several collapsed buildings, using dogs and search cameras … County Fire Department’s Urban Search and Rescue team. The rescuers arrived … Link.