Lowland Search & Rescue at Crufts introduce Search Dog Heroes project

By Jon Chapman

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As well as our normal air scenting search dogs, we are at Crufts, promoting the new Search Dog Heroes project with Missing People. This Search Dog Heroes project will deliver awareness to thousands of families nationally whose loved-ones are living with dementia, learning disabilities or mental health problems; all of which are linked with high risk disappearances, by delivering educational tools to advise on how to prevent disappearances and how to prepare for them. This includes how to capture a person’s scent and safely store it in case the worse happens, through a designed scent toolkit.

Find out more: https://searchdogheroes.org.uk/

We are in Hall 3 at Crufts on stand number 110

There will be search dogs that you can come and visit on the stand all day and we also have demos in the main arena on Saturday 9th at 11:30 and on Sunday 10th at 12:15.

And lastly, a huge thanks from me and the LR team. Sponsorship like yours really helps to keep these dogs out working night and day when requested by the Police.

Kind regards

Jon Chapman

Sponsorship – Lowland Rescue Search Dog Department 

*Remember, you can pick up a free goody bag including a sample of our exciting new hypo-allergenic All-Rounder food from the Lowland Rescue team on stand 3-110

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Thank You from Second Chances GSD Rescue‏

Posting by Karen Satterley

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Thank you again for your kind donations to Second Chances.

Between both Tayside events we were thrilled to raise £476.74. The 
Dundee show was unusually quiet, possibly the rotten weather forecast 
put competitors off travelling from far away. We were lucky though and 
had no rain at all :-) With Dundee being quieter than usual we have
several lovely prizes left, but they will be used in our very first 
Christmas prize draw, so nothing will go to waste.

I shall forward you on our autumn/winter newsletter when it comes out.

Thank you again for your support, we couldn't fundraise without the 
generosity of companies like CSJ. You are wonderful.

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Lakes weekend – Mountain Rescue Search Dogs

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This weekend, Tulla travelled up to the Lake District to take part in a talk and demo for the  LDMRSDA seminar 2016.

Along with DVSD dog handlers Dave Marsh and Mike Dermody, we explained the ins and outs of’ Drown Victim search’ and then did a demo showing the very start of training, to a boat search.
It is important for other Search and Rescue teams to see and understand what these dogs can do, so they feel educated enough to call on us in a live search situation.
We were made very welcome and are hoping to organise a training weekend with the Lakes team later this summer.

Jenny, Tiga & Yogi do amazing work searching for lost dogs

Jenny Brown, a very successful canicrosser does amazing work searching for lost dogs with her dogs bella beagle 1 reunited 2Tiga and Yogi. 

 

In the photo, you can see a beagle being reunited with her owners after Tiga found her.

“If you have a box of tissues just look at the video clip of a Dooley a puggle we helped over the phone to reunite after 13 days – I was grounded with a broken hand and so advised Dooley all the way back! You can hear their 2 year old son guiding him back!” Go to the K9Tracker page on facebook

“Dooley the elusive Puggle, went missing for 12 days, so many sightings, so many times you ran scared, so many miles you covered until experience took control. Your owners listened, you were then allowed to chill and stayed in one area for a few days. The stake out began and it was 2 year old Jack that was the star. He walked round singing Happy Birthday, dragged Dooleys lead in one hand and a fist full of chicken in the other and it wasnt long before Dooley came and ate the chicken – game over!

http://www.csjk9.com/profiles/jenny-brown_p785.html

Tiga and Yogi are still totally amazing me – a beagle was put in a horsebox at the beginning of a journey, by the end of the journey the beagle was not in the box but the jockey door was open. So the beagle had jumped out or fallen out somewhere along the journey. 4 days later Tiga went to track and found the beagle safe!
“Yogi tracked a lakeland terrier to a badger sett and shouted down it – a few hours later the dog came out!” Jenny Brown

 

Look out for Jenny Brown and Tiga at a new event in Hampshire in August and in Kent in September 2016. They are raising awareness in remembrance of Si & Cush’s charity war dogs.

 

Find out more about Jenny Brown on our website

Look! Berkshire Search & Rescue team came to visit us – Sept 2014

140912-5806-Edit 140912-5908 140912-5883 140912-5903 140912-5803 140912-5851 140912-5929 140912-5923We had a great day with Berkshire Search & Rescue team, when they came to visit us, as their sponsors, this month.
Here are some photographs taken by Chris Birchall of some of the members of the Berkshire Search & Rescue team who  recently completed the 4 Paws 3 Peaks walk to raise funds for the amazing work they do. Berkshire Search and Rescue Team  assist Lowland Search & Rescue Teams, the police and other emergency services in locating lost or missing vulnerable people. They provide highly trained volunteers and are available 24/7. Find out more: http://www.k9-sar.com/