SEARCHDOG features K9 Search and Rescue Specialist and “dog whisperer” Matthew Zarrella as he rehabilitates “unadoptable” shelter dogs and turns them into Search and Rescue/Recovery Dogs. “I have always felt that dogs had a higher purpose on this … Link.
Canine handlers from around the United States assembled in Castaic for mock search and rescue exercises on Saturday … who was confident in his dog’s ability to pass the test. “The canines are really such a valuable tool of the team,” said Smith. Link.
estimates that close to one million rescue dogs are imported annually from regions not known for stellar canine health and safety standards. They include dogs from Puerto Rico, Turkey, several countries in the Middle East and as far away as China and Korea. Link.
A rescued dog will soon be rescuing others. The owner and trainer of Blue Streak K9 Blake Bristow said he was contacted … She’s showing very promising signs to being a search and rescue dog here in Northeast Arkansas.” Bristow specializes in training … Link.
The dogs, eager to begin the search, fidgeted and whined. K9 Alert Search and Rescue Dogs is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a dozen members – all of them volunteers – who train almost every weekend so that they will be ready when they are needed. Link.
Anne Dottore, who owns Bluegrass Canine Dog Training in Franklin, has been a member of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Urban search … in disaster response. After a disaster hits, US&R workers are involved in the location, rescue, and … Link.
… more involved for the team members of Maine Search and Rescue Dogs (MESARD) and Maine Mounted Search and Rescue who not only need to make sure they are prepared but also their canine and equine partner as well. There is a tool that is often used … Link.
and “turns them into police dogs – search and rescue, bomb detection or a canine officer, and gives it to an underfunded police department” that can’t afford dogs bred in Europe that sell for $30,000. Cops get a trained dog, dog gets a home. As Millan said … Link.
When a devastating earthquake hit central Italy on August 24, 2016, it took just two days for Israeli humanitarian NGO IsraAID to get together a crew of 20 relief, search-and-rescue … and rappelling unit, and canine unit – has responded to … Link.
Captain Orr worked the night shift for eight days with his certified disaster search and rescue dog, Duke– a chocolate Labrador Retriever. The pair scowered the pile in various areas looking for possible survivors. “You’re looking at trying to find your … Link.