After a disaster in a populated urban area, rescue teams must race to find and rescue people trapped in the rubble. Although well-trained search-and-rescue dog-and-handler teams are becoming increasingly critical to locating trapped survivors, they are … Read more.
The dog’s quick … and special rescue scenarios. Idaho received federal funding to respond to the mandate, and in 2005, the Coeur d’Alene Fire Department K9 team was created. “Our primary mission is to support the Idaho State Search and Rescue team … Link.
From the time they became a team back in April, Croteau has spent countless hours training her pup as an area search and live find disaster dog … rescue squad covers all of Minnesota and the five-state region, providing trained and nationally certified … Link.
Gage has been a search and rescue dog since he was six-months old. He spent a year in Iraq helping to search for and bring home missing soldiers. He is trained as a Search and Recovery K9, Disaster Dog, Level I Area SAR dog, and HRD land and water recovery K9. Link.
Gould is a handler for one of the team’s four search K9s. His dog, Kura, is a nine year-old Yellow Lab who was received from an animal rescue and was trained by the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation. The two discuss the role of search dogs in USAR … Link.
For more than six years, a dedicated group of dog lovers has been training and organizing to form the Kaiserslautern K-9 Search and Rescue Squad … efforts in Japan after the earthquake and tsunami disaster. Immediately after the tsunami, the American … Link.
Urban search-and-rescue (US&R … FEMA US&R canine handlers are mostly civilians, as well as firefighters and police department members. Most of the certified canines are Labrador Retrievers, German Shepherd Dogs, Belgian Malinois, Border Collies and … Link.
For Ventoux, a 6-year-old Belgian Malinois search … dog’s motivation up. His reward is a few minutes of play, which he loves,” Ms. Chaney says. The pair are members of the K-9 unit of Virginia Task Force 1, part of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue … Link.