Updates from the search and rescue teams in Haiti

elaine | January 20, 2010

Yesterday I posted some pretty cool news about the canine search and rescue crews in Haiti. 
The searches have not all had happy endings however, with the days come fewer survivors and more dissapointments.  “Hunter has searched hard today, last building lots of dead,” Monahan texted yesterday.  “Stepping over bodies, crawling as far as forty feet [...]

Search and rescue dog team saves lives in Haiti

elaine | January 19, 2010

One of the search and rescue teams highlighted in a Dog Blog post last week has located three girls trapped alive in the rubble of Haiti’s devastating earthquake. According to an AP Report,  Bill Monahan and his Border Collie, “Hunter”, were searching a neighborhood near the Presidential Palace, concentrating on a large bowl-shaped area of [...]

US search and rescue dogs to deploy to Haiti

elaine | January 14, 2010

        
The Haitian government has requested help from the U.S. since the devastating earthquake Tuesday.    Now some ofthe most elite search and rescue teams in the country are preparing to deploy.  Of course a lot of search and rescue dogs will be part of the deployment. 
That means the National Search Dog Foundation is now in action mode.   “Our [...]