(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.
They have also been working to drop food, water, clothing and dog food for stray animals to shelters and … but hundreds of everyday Houstonians conducting search-and-rescue missions using personal boats and kayaks. Whether or not they know it, they … Link.
A highly-trained search … any type of disaster setting. So if it’s someone trapped in a building, a collapsed building, if someone’s out in the wilderness area, our dogs are able to locate them by the location of their smell,” said K-9 trainer Eric … Link.
Members of the Fairfax County Urban Search & Rescue Team, including K-9 Xander relax before departing Weds … Fairfax County’s Urban Search & Rescue Team is already on its way to its next disaster: Hurricane Irma. “Got home about 8 last night … Link.
More than 220 men and women made up New Mexico Task Force One; doctors and nurses, firefighters and paramedics, K9 searchers and even accountants. Split into three teams who were ready to deploy to a disaster … if the urban search and rescue task force … Link.
Adrian Fernandez, a district chief with the Orlando Fire Department, had never seen someone waiting on their roof for rescue. But that didn’t slow his response. Members of Florida Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 3 and 4 rescue a dog in the aftermath of … Link.
A golden retriever puppy rescued and taken to a local animal shelter seven years ago now has the chance to rescue strangers himself … the debris or trapped in homes. The K-9 crew is is part of Search Dog Foundation, a nonprofit that recruits and … Link.
But it was Austin Seth, a volunteer from Lake Jackson who brought his flat-bottom boat to Dickinson to aid in search and rescue efforts … along with the elder Joneses’ two dogs. “We were about to leave the neighborhood, but we heard your voice … Link.