It’s the kind of disaster situation where the heavy urban search and rescue team — one of just four in Canada … structural engineers and search dogs. It has been used to deal with landslides on the North Shore and at Johnson’s Landing, flooding … Link.
“The whole city is a disaster zone right now … along with 100 federal police reinforcements with rescue dogs to search for people in the wreckage. “The priority in Juchitan is to restore water and food supplies and provide medical attention to those … Link.
Search and rescue dogs are invaluable in times … in the field and finding survivors after a natural disaster. When they’re working, in order to function at their best, it’s important that these dogs be in top condition. However, before they can … Link.
“We think of it as a massive disaster,” says Denise Sanders, communications officer for SDF. “[The dogs] think it’s a big game.” Canine teams operate throughout the country. What makes the SDF search-and-rescue dogs different, though, is that … Link.
Along with a lagoon and lazy river, this new event will feature pet-related vendors and K-9 demos. $8 per person … Mutts & Mayhem Emergency Search and Rescue will host a meet and greet for Daisy, the injured dog they rescued in July following a high … Link.
“Primarily, it is to mobilize the dog owners to participate in disaster preparedness,” according to Ramon Santiago, technical head of the MMDA K9 search and rescue unit. Santiago is a long-time veteran of the MMDA who served as head of its Flood … Link.
SEARCH AND RESCUE. The University of the Philippines adopts the MMDA K9 Corps search and rescue training at the UP vanguard. Photos by Rupert Ambil/Rappler Dogs undergo a life-saving training every weekend for 8 weeks at the UP Vanguard grounds MANILA … Link.
(CNN) — A former stray dog-turned-search-and-rescue dog is helping in the rescue effort in Texas … become the most serious test of Florida’s storm-worthiness since the 1992 disaster. After a catastrophic Hurricane Andrew revealed how lax building … Link.
… urban search and rescue missions including collapse rescue operations, and two disaster search K-9 teams. New York officials are in contact with Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and other Caribbean nations to offer assistance in recovery where needed. Link.
But National Disaster Search Dog Foundation volunteer Andrea Bergquist saw something special in Rocket’s energy and saved him. Now the professionally trained canine is sniffing out storm survivors amid the wreckage in Houston. “It is truly amazing to see … Link.