When dogs help us to search for missing people the standard is for one Dog, one Handler plus one Support member to go out as a team (two Support members are used if a trailing dog is searching in an urban area, to allow one person to focus exclusively on traffic and keep everybody safe). […]Read More Training CaNine to Five (and quite often until a lot later!)
Interoperability is vital in the rescue world. We need to be able to work with the Police as our primary agency. Our First Responders (as our front-line medics) and every other member are trained in handing over casualties to the Ambulance Service effectively. We’ll tell you more about what we’re doing with the Ambulance Service […]Read More Air Ambulances
I’ve been asked to write a new blog for Warwickshire Search and Rescue, so I’d better start by introducing myself. I’m Howard, I’m the team’s latest recruit. I’m going to be taking charge of fundraising. I’m super excited about it. It’s a really important job: outside of the Coastguard and the Fire Brigade there is […]Read More Hello, I’m Howard
Search and Rescue teams are set up with one single aim: the clue is in the name. They tend to attract people who want to be outside, doing what we train to do. Sadly, whether you are looking at the RNLI, Mountain Rescue or the Lowland teams in between, we are all reliant on […]Read More Why is fundraising so important?