Assist lawful search/rescue agencies in locating missing persons by providing trained K9 handler teams, field/base technicians and other resources. Provide immediate first aid to save lives. Educate the public about search/rescue.
Who We Are and What We Provide
K9 Search Midwest is a non-profit unit and we request no fees for our service. We rely on members who dedicate their own time and resources to the training required to be a professional resource to law enforcement organizations. Along with our mutual aid search partners, we are available for search activities in MN, ND, SD, IA and WI.
K9 Search Midwest provides trained search/rescue personnel and K9 handler teams for:
We conform to the definitions, training regimens and discipline defined in the following standards:
ASTM 1847 Standard Guide for Minimum Training of Search Dog Crews or Teams
ASTM 1848 Standard Classification System for Canine Search Resources
ASTM 1879 Standard Guide for Demonstrating Obedience and Agility in Search and Rescue Dogs