… a search and rescue operation involving about 60 officers — including members from the Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team and assisted by K9 search dogs — to free the trapped workers from the rubble. A secondary search operation was conducted … Link.

After the 2008 Marriott Hotel bombing, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA … Two trainers walk alongside sniffer dogs that are specially trained for search and rescue work. On request from provincial authorities, their team can also reach … Link.

Lately there has been a discussion on what type of person a team would want as a K-9 handler. I thought this could be a good blog topic, handler selection. In the past I’ve blogged about dog selection. That is what we as a team look for in a good … Link.

The 13-year-old dog served as a Live Scent Search dog. Sadly, she was sick and needed to be put down. Members with the New York State Office of Fire Prevention were seen in uniform outside the building in her honor. A large American flag was presented … Link.

After a decade of sniffing out the answers, Emma, a search-and-rescue dog based … auction supported a K-9 medical fund to help offset costs for K-9’s injured while searching or training. Emma is the first of RSAR’s dogs to retire and more than … Link.