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Urban Search and Rescue

Urban Search-and-Rescue Task Forces are supported by highly trained canines and canine handlers. All of FEMA’s US&R Task Forces have canine/handler teams, all of which are trained in urban search and rescue strategies and tactics. Each canine/handler team must pass a rigorous national certification in urban search and rescue. Canine/handler teams must be re-certified every three years in order to participate in search and rescue operations. The canine must be at least 18 months old to attempt the test. Most canines test after they are two years old—well-trained and physically and emotionally mature enough to do this job. For the...

Sue Ailsby's Level Training

By breaking behaviours down into tiny pieces and working each tiny piece in many different situations, we're able to give you AND your dog early and continuing success - which is the foundation of learning and teaching - not to mention a lot more fun than being frustrated later!

Therapy Dogs

The health benefits of the human animal bond are numerous. This group will help with the dog training aspects of pet therapy.