Originally named “Squirt,” this happy Yellow Lab was recruited from Sioux City Animal Adoption & Rescue Center in Sioux City,
  The Fall edition of the Bark Alert magazine has arrived! Meet our six newest canine disaster search teams, see
COVID-19 disrupted much of our way of life this year, but our nation’s emergency response network has not slowed. Despite
Since our beginning, the Search Dog Foundation has committed to rescuing homeless dogs and giving them a renewed purpose in
Like many Search Dog Foundation (SDF) canines, Pearl's early years were troubled ones. Her first owner wasn't home much, so
On the morning of August 28, 2020, six canine disaster search teams graduated from SDF’s Handler Course. The handlers completed
Four SDF-trained search teams—Marshia Hall & Lilah (Florida Task Force 4), Patti Krafft & Billy (Texas Task Force 1), Lee
The Summer 2020 edition of our Bark Alert magazine is en route to your mailbox! While you're getting ready to
Just before 8 p.m. on June 18, 2020, Handler Eric Darling received a call from the Ventura County Fire Department
As an accomplished escape artist, Elvis was notorious in his previous family's neighborhood. After a neighbor threatened the life of
Gunner moves inside, searching the debris. Around 4:40 am on Thursday, May 7, 2020, Alameda County Fire Department responded to
At 10:30 am on April 14, two SDF-trained San Diego area search teams, Aide Barbat & Delta and Mike Brice
Just after 7 p.m. on the evening of April 7, 2020, Search Teams Adam Leckonby and Luka and Brian Girard
On July 30, 2013, a momentous new chapter began in SDF’s history books.  Crockett, a black Lab with unusual zeal
In May of 2009, a new SDF volunteer named Bill Murphy came across a listing for a five-month-old Lab mix
The naming of Search Dogs Luka and Victor Saturday, March 7, 2020, marked an important day for SDF as we
In September of 2008 opportunity knocked – or rather tail wagged – for Bella. SDF handler Al Duncan of San
In May of 2015, SDF Handler Trevor Lawrence contacted our training staff about a potential canine candidate he had located
Nino was an energetic Fox Red Labrador Retriever, and since he began on the path towards becoming a FEMA-Certified Disaster
Ellen Perryess, a 9-year veteran volunteer for the San Luis Obispo (SLO) County Animal Shelter, learned about the Search Dog
Eight SDF-trained canine disaster search teams achieve certification in first weeks of 2020! Over the last two weekends, canine disaster
On January 27, 2020, SDF-trained search teams in the San Diego area deployed to search for two missing people following
On January 4 and 5, 2020, eight canine disaster search teams from Colorado, Iowa, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Tennessee joined veteran