Search Dog Foundation (SDF) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization based in Ojai, California. Our mission is to produce the most highly trained DHS/FEMA Advanced Certified canine disaster search teams in the nation. These teams are trained to search for live victims of natural disasters or terrorist attacks. The teams are provided at no cost to fire departments and other emergency service agencies throughout the country.
SDF took part in search and rescue after the September 11th attacks in Lower Manhattan as well as the earthquake that devestated Haiti last year. Now they are searching for survivors in Ofunato, Japan after the catastrophic quake and tsunami.
To follow the canine search teams in Japan click here