SAR Dog News

Border Collie Collapse Syndrome

By Susan Bulanda | May 8, 2024

This article is based on my personal experience, opinion, and research. A new syndrome has affected several breeds of dogs, and it is still being researched. It is most likely genetically based as are many…

Colorado Launches New Co-Op for Streamlining K9 Resources

By Jay Christianson | Apr 11, 2024

Colorado has recently launched a statewide coordination effort to streamline Search and Rescue K9 operations. Per Colorado statute, the Sheriff of each county is responsible for search and rescue operations. However, the Sheriff’s Departments in…

AI Technology And Working Dog Training – Perfect Partners

By Almog Koren | Feb 6, 2024

AI Technology And Working Dog Training – Perfect Partners We’ve seen how a whole range of industries are reaping the benefits of embracing AI technology in recent times. AI technology has the potential to streamline…

MILITARY DOGS OF WW II by Susan Bulanda, Guest Review:

By Norma Snelling | Sep 18, 2023

I have worked SAR dogs for 45 years and yet had no idea of the history of dogs being used for search work and for war.  Records show dogs were taken into battle as early as…

Guest Promotion: “Growing Up To Be A Search and Rescue Dog” – a children’s book

By Shared by SAR Dog News | Sep 11, 2023

I first became interested in SAR K9s in 1993 when I read an article about Caroline Hebard and her SAR K9, Pascha, in our New York Sunday paper, NEWSDAY. I started looking for a German Shepherd…

Gear, and why it matters

By Matt Wilson | Sep 11, 2023

We all know those guys and gals on SAR, that have all the “Gucci” gear. Team Wendy helmet and chest rig, high-speed climbing harness, Crye precision pants, Arc’teryx rescue pack, just to name a few.…