Introduction to Canine Search and Rescue (K9 ISAR)


Introduction to Canine Search and Rescue (K9 ISAR)


This class offers a basic overview of the field of canine search and rescue. Information about the types of teams, what to look for in a team, certifications available and how to find a team are included.

Topics include the types of canine search work (trailing, area search, human remains detection, disaster, water and avalanche), what is expected of professional canine search and rescue volunteers and their dogs as well as time and financial considerations.

Module Developers:

Robin Habeger, Mike Wiederhold, Ann Wickman


Online Independent Study



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Paws of Life Foundation

EIN: 20-0413230