National Disaster Search Dog Foundation's Newest Canine Recruits!

National Disaster Search Dog Foundation's Newest Canine Recruits!

Congratulations to the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation's (NDSDF) newest canine recruits.  The NDSDF is a non-profit organization that trains and supports canine/handler urban search and rescue teams embedded in response task forces nationwide.

Cassie, a Yellow Lab who is switching careers; Crockett, a Black Lab who was picked up as a stray in Arc Aspicio's home state of Virginia; Skye, a Border Collie mix who has received a second chance at life after being rescued; and Taylor, a Yellow Lab mix who was born at a Humane Society and unexpectedly found herself back there prior to meeting the NDSDF scouts.

These four dogs are the first of 19 new dogs to be trained this year, and will be the first graduating class from the Search Dog Foundation's new National Training Center (NTC) in Santa Paula, California. Over the next few weeks, they will endure vigorous search training at the NTC before being paired with first responders from across the country.

The NDSDF often takes dogs "from rescued to rescuer," giving many shelter and rescue dogs a second chance at life. After visiting with the dogs in the shelters and testing them for temperament and drive, the NDSDF takes custody of the dogs, trains them to search for survivors in various disaster situations, and supports the dogs throughout their careers.

For more information on the newest search dogs and about the Search Dog Foundation, please visit: www.searchdogfoundation.org

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