Specialised Avalanche Search Dog Training

NSARDA Search Dog handler Andy Colau, from Ingleton area, North Yorkshire, has been invited across to Switzerland, to take part in some specialised avalanche search dog training.  NSARDA are pleased to be able to support Andy on this trip, which will provide a good insight into working with search dogs in the Schilthorn, Berner Oberland […] Read More

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Rescue last night on Snowdon

A member of the search party who was one of the first to reach the casualty commented:
“I’m certain that if we hadn’t found him when we did we would have been recovering his body the next morning. Those of us at the front of the group had passed within 100 metres of him and were on our way to search further up the mountain. It was pure fluke that the wind subsided when it did. He was in a difficult to reach location and with conditions due to get worse a detailed search of that area would have been impossible. He is very lucky to be alive.” Read More

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Dave Marsh & Drowned Victims Search Dog Sasha Search For Missing Person in Enniskillen

Bolton team member and Drowned Victims search dog handler Dave Marsh was asked to assist in the search for a missing man in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. The man had been missing for some 8 weeks with the possibility he had been swept away in flood waters near the town centre. With Mike and Quincy [the only other DVSD dog […] Read More

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Water Search Dogs over from the UK

A huge thank you to Dave Marsh and Mike Dermody who are coming over from England this weekend with their Drowned Victim Search Dogs Quincy and Sasha, to assist Neil and Fern with a search for a drowned victim in Enniskillen. The Share Centre in Enniskillen have kindly provided accommodation for these 2 travellers – […] Read More

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Mountain dogs to the rescue

A small streak of black and white is zigzagging ahead of me up a steep-sided gully. The sleet has stopped momentarily, and the sky clears above Grindsbrook Clough, near Kinder Scout in the Peak District. “Go on, get up!” John Coombs calls out. The streak turns in our direction, then surges forward. I am watching […] Read More

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