Ziva is one of four certified dogs on the all-volunteer MinnKota Search and Rescue outfit, founded last year by Dutt … t discuss the individual cases they’ve worked on with their canine companions, they said they’ve worked on cases as far away … Read more.
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.
HAMPSHIRE, England, U.K. — Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service’s 11-year-old Border Collie Byron died last week as a result of a spinal injury he suffered as a puppy. Byron will be remembered as one of the most elite and highly-trained search dogs in the … Read more.
“That’s for the Dogs” might be an insult to some, but for others, it is a phrase that saves lives. Search and Rescue K9s play an important role in finding missing people, both in wilderness and in disaster scenarios. Southeast K9 Search and Rescue is … Read more.
almost before the dust settles, the K9 team … job of these dogs is to save lives and bring comfort to people whose friends and relatives have fallen victim to some sort of tragedy. Search and rescue dogs are the hard-working heroes of disaster relief … Read more.
Following that, he spent months with the Natural Disaster Search Dog Foundation, a nonprofit that takes rescued dogs and trains them to perform search-and-rescue work. Once he was trained, Stetson and Olvera were partnered and started their work together. Read more.
“As we started that, the ultimate goal was to get to working dogs and have working dogs on property. We want to work with explosion dogs, narcotic dogs, and search and rescue dogs … a registered Good Canine Citizen Evaluator, an AKC S.T.A.R … Read more.
Search and rescue teams travel to the facility from around the nation to receive training certified by the Federal Emergency Management Administration. Most of the trainees are human. Some are dogs. Hundreds of FEMA canine teams have trained at Disaster City. Read more.
The massive pile of broken concrete slabs at Schwarz Ready Mix might look like one big mess to many people, but for the Oklahoma City Fire Department’s search and rescue dogs, the jagged … mimic what we might see in a disaster, a building that has … Read more.
Longtime police dog handler Joe Riva has started a new business, filling a local gap for dog trainers. The Tuolumne County resident officially started Canine Training and … for 20 […]