Search and rescue dog teams are an integral part of any agencies
Search and Rescue Dog teams are Professional resources used
by public safety agencies throughout the world.
· SAR dog teams are integrated into the Incident Command structure of agencies that routinely look for lost and missing
Dog Teams work with Law Enforcement, Firefighters, Mountain
Rescue, Ski Patrol as well as local, State and National rescue organizations.
· Professional Dog Teams meet the same type of guidelines that are required of Law Enforcement and Firefighters
nationwide by utilizing certification and education standards.
Dog Teams certified by SARDUS meet NIMS typing standards.
Search and Rescue Dog Teams as
well as all other emergency response personnel are adapting to the changes required by NIMS. The result is a more
efficient incident command structure and thus a better organized rescue or recovery. The goal of all rescue
agencies is to do what is best for the lost or missing person.
NIMS Typing Standards