Ventura County Search and Rescue K-9 Unit is a volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3). Through the use of highly trained and tested handlers and their canine partners, provides assistance to local, state and federal agencies in the search for and the recovery of lost and missing persons. The K9 unit is trained in Area Search, Trailing, and Human Remains Detection (Cadaver). In Case of an Emergency: If you are confronted with a situation involving a lost or missing person you should CONTACT LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT IMMEDIATELY. The sooner a search is started the better the chance for survival. The Search and Rescue office # is 805-388-4257.
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Area Seach Dogs are trained to find any human scent in the area. Although not required, scent articles can be of assistance to area search dogs. Area search dogs work most frequently off-leash and can cover large areas. Area search dogs will find anyone walking around or lying on the ground.  This is Ben... Ben is 4 years old and received his certification after only 6 months of training.  Ben is currently the only area search dog on our team.
Area Search - Wilderness / Urban...
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375 Durley Avenue #A, Camarillo, California 93010 (805) 388-4257
2012 VCSARK9 "The Ventura County Sheriff's K-9 patch is copyrighted by the Ventura County Sheriff's Department. Any reproduction or use of this image without prior written consent of the Ventura County Sheriff's Department is strictly prohibited."