Category Archives: Search Dogs

Dogs and handlers are trained to help find humans in urban and rural searches. Their uses include finding lost hill walkers and locating vulnerable people missing from home. SARDA is the Search and Rescue Dog Association and they are a key provider of this service.

FH07 OES Leicestershire FRS use this silver Ford Transit Connect as an Urban Search…

FH07 OES Leicestershire FRS use this silver Ford Transit Connect as an Urban Search and Rescue Dog Unit. The Leicestershire International SAR Team has two dogs and two dog handlers that are used in the UK and overseas.
The rear view. The van is air conditioned for the dogs’ comfort. The unit has seen service at building collapses, major transport incidents, explosions, construction accidents, and natural disasters.
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CX04 BPK This Ford Focus is used by the SARDA …

CX04 BPK This Ford Focus is used by the SARDA Wales team. An ex-Welsh police dog van, the car still carries police-style blue and yellow battenburg markings.
The rear view of the same car. “Search and Rescue” and “Mountain Rescue” is clearly shown on all sides. On the roof is an equipment storage tube. There is no emergency warning equipment fitted.
The side view showing the colour scheme and wording on display.
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OV53 MXU This smart Audi Allroad is used by the Search …

OV53 MXU This smart Audi Allroad is used by the Search and Rescue Dogs Association (SARDA). It carries red and yellow battenburg markings which continue onto the roof box. Despite the good work that search dog teams do, they are not permitted to use blue flashing lights on their vehicles. It was donated to the South Wales Mountain Rescue Search Dogs by Audi.
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