Search and Rescue Dogs of the United States
(SARDUS) is non-profit national association supporting search and rescue dog teams and search managers.
a person is lost or goes missing a team of Professionals from law enforcement agencies, fire departments, and rescue
organizations work together with the community to reunite the missing with their families. Search dog
teams are a proven lifesaving resource.
A dog's nose can do
what no other resource can:
·Find a child lost in the wilderness or missing from their homes.
·Follow a patient with Alzheimer's missing from a nursing home.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children report that 2100 children go missing every
day.58,000 children are taken by someone they do not know each year. Most of these searches do not
have search and rescue dogs to help find them.