However, Denise Sanders of the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation knew that energetic and obsessive behaviors were actually perfect qualities for search-and-rescue dogs. So she trained Rocket until he became certified to work in disaster zones and he … Link.
The National Disaster Search Dog Foundation sent 14 pairs of search dogs to help first responders find people trapped underneath rubble. Rescue task forces were deployed to Texas along with whole blood donations, bottled water and food to aid in the … Link.
They are assisting “with search and rescue missions in the hardest hit areas … Staff, however, thought he had “promising search dog characteristics” and so contacted the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation to evaluate him, according to … Link.
Search Dog Foundation As he awaited euthanasia in 2012, the local SPCA saw Rocket’s potential and recommended he be tested as a potential rescue dog — a test he failed. Denise Sanders, a spokeswoman for the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation … Link.
The four-legged first responders are all part of the Oklahoma Task Force One K9 search and rescue unit. “These dogs are made to go through anything … Act is in effect for all 77 counties after the disaster emergency declaration. Oklahoma Attorney General … Link.
According to the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation … Rocket failed the tests to become a search and rescue dog. In fact, Rocket had so much energy, he was thought to be unadoptable and was even slated to be euthanized. But Andrea Bergquist … Link.
From one end of the Golden State to the other, members of law-enforcement agencies, military outfits, non-profit groups and even individuals who just want to get involved have joined the rescue efforts … the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation … Link.
Among the agencies on the ground in Texas is Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Urban Search and Recovery Team, which arrived with four cargo trucks full of necessary equipment and a specialized K-9. “We’re driving by a lot of just, you know, destruction and people … Link.
workers at the Sacramento SPCA suggested he be considered as a search and rescue dog, but the pup failed the test given by a recruiter from the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (SDF). Rocket wasn’t an immediate hit, according to the foundation … Link.
Search and rescue dog Rocket … Sacramento SPCA first recommended Rocket as a search dog in 2012. Shelter workers saw the high energy that made Rocket difficult to adopt as a potential boon for a disaster search dog, Foster said, adding that the SPCA … Link.