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Hoss and Dually Recertify Feb. 2012

Posted by azsearchdogs on September 14, 2012 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Hoss and Dually recertified along with thier handlers.

Please see the following article from our friends at Disaterdog.org

http://disasterdog.org/pdf/newsletters/2012/DogTalk_April2012.pdf

Natural Paws Wags it Forward

Posted by azsearchdogs on April 19, 2012 at 5:00 PM Comments comments (0)

NATURAL PAWS WAGS IT FORWARD

WITH BIG DONATIONS TO SMALL NONPROFITS

DECEMBER 28, 2011 - After more than two weeks of taking fan recommendations for favorite animal adoption and service organizations, Natural Paws has narrowed it down and chosen 7 organizations to receive a total of $1,200 in product donations this holiday season. It's the company's way of saying "thanks" to their fans, as well as thanking the organizations for their great philanthropy and sacrifice. The product d...

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Phoenix hosts K-9 FEMA certification test

Posted by azsearchdogs on November 22, 2011 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

http://www.abc15.com/dpp/news/region_phoenix_metro/central_phoenix/phoenix-hosts-k-9-fema-certification-test

By: Imani Randolph

PHOENIX - When disaster strikes, emergency personnel will often turn to our canine friends to rescue survivors and get them out of harm's way.

FEMA requires that these dogs have Disaster Preparedness Certificatio...

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K-9s chase 'Disaster Search Dog' certification

Posted by azsearchdogs on November 22, 2011 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

http://www.kpho.com/story/16086833/k-9s-chase-disaster-search-dog-certification

By Phil Benson - email

 

 

Search dog trainingPHOENIX (KPHO) - Twenty-four canines and their search specialist handlers from across the nation were in Phoenix over the weekend to take the FEMA disaster preparedness certification test.

The evaluation includes a test ...

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FEMA search dogs undergo training, certification in Arizona

Posted by azsearchdogs on November 22, 2011 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

When people are buried in the rubble of a natural disaster or worse, man's best friend might be their only hope.

As Ryan O'Donnell explains, these incredible dogs need to be certified by FEMA before they can do their life-saving work.

http://www.azfamily.com/video/yahoo-video/FEMA-search-dogs-undergo-training-certification-in-Arizona-1341872...

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2011 Teddy Bear Day

Posted by azsearchdogs on September 24, 2011 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Another neat addition to this yearly celebration of bears was the Bears and More sponsorship of Arizona Search Dogs.

Arizona Search Dogs took on an obstacle course on the lawn in front of Bears & More and AZ Dolls and Gifts. Arizona Search Dogs is a nonprofit organization that trains, certifies, and develops Canine Search Specialist t...

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Hoss to the rescue

Posted by azsearchdogs on September 12, 2011 at 11:20 PM Comments comments (0)

http://www.glendalestar.com/image_1a5f3bde-c0d9-11df-b389-001cc4c002e0.html/

 

Homeland Defense Bureau and Phoenix Fire Department Captain John Dean is pulled to safety by Arizona Search Dog Hoss during a demonstration Sept. 11 in Historic Downtown Glendale. The search dogs were a special attraction of the annual Teddy Bear Day to benefit Glendale Fire Department’s Trauma Teddy Pr...

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Training for Tragedy: Urban Search and Rescue Team

Posted by azsearchdogs on September 12, 2011 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Training for Tragedy: Urban Search and Rescue Team

Updated: Friday, 09 Sep 2011, 9:56 PM MST
Published : Friday, 09 Sep 2011, 9:56 PM MST

PHOENIX - In the days after 9/11, they answered the call for help -- members of the Phoenix Fire Department's Urban Search and Rescue team.

We talked with one firefighter who, along with his search and rescue ...

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Chance receives the 2011 Friends of Animal Care and Control Hero Award

Posted by azsearchdogs on September 12, 2011 at 9:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Animals abandoned and left to die; animals who have survived heinous acts of cruelty; animals who provide a service to their humans on a daily basis; animals who have saved a life ... these are the types of amazing dogs and cats you'll meet at the 9th Annual Hero Awards.

http://www.abc15.com/dpp/lifestyle/sonoran_living/attend-the-2011-hero-awards-in-october

Arizona Search Dogs Win 12 Who Care Award

Posted by azsearchdogs on September 12, 2011 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The Arizona Search Dogs were awarded the 12 Who Care award for June 2012

 

When disaster strikes, Arizona Search Dogs are among the first responders. The group is made up of amazing firemen and women and their dogs who respond in times of tragedy.

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Phoenix Fire's search-rescue team trains constantly

Posted by azsearchdogs on July 6, 2011 at 4:47 PM Comments comments (0)

PHOENIX -- The Phoenix Fire Department's urban search and rescue team will not go to New Zealand to help with earthquake recovery, but the team still spent Wednesday morning training its search dogs to deal with disasters.

A firefighter was lowered into a hole under concrete rubble in Tempe and it was up to a black lab named Big Ben -- after Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger -- to find the trapped man.

"Ben Roethlisberger actually donated dog food for a year an...

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2005 Top Dogs Are Named at the Search Dog Foundation's Annual IRONDOG(TM) Competition

Posted by azsearchdogs on July 6, 2011 at 4:09 PM Comments comments (0)

The Best of the best came to train in the Los Angeles area -- this week's America's finest search and rescue dogs perfected their skills and proved who were the top dogs during the Metacam(R) IRONDOG training mission (April 10-15, 2005). Created by the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (http://www.searchdogfoundation.org/), this annual event gives canine search teams across the nation the opportunity to challenge their skills as well as give the general public an opportunity to witness ...

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Canine Search Specialist Class 2011

Posted by azsearchdogs on July 6, 2011 at 12:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Two members of the Arizona Search Dogs attended the CSS class in Memphis TN.

Captain Fitzgerald Petersen, Unified Fire Authority Utah Task Force 1, took these great photos of the weeks events.

http://www.pbase.com/unifiedfire/memphis

Arizona Search Dogs awarded 12 Who Care Award for June 2011

Posted by azsearchdogs on June 1, 2011 at 1:43 AM Comments comments (0)

The Arizona Search Dogs were awarded the 12 who care award for the month of June 2011. We are very honored to recieve this award. Special thanks to Traci from Topaz Vet. Clinic, everyone at channel 12, and The Room Store.

http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid42804636001?b...

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