Ohio Federation of K9 Search Teams

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The Ohio Federation of K9 Search Teams has developed a comprehensive set of K9 SAR team standards to ensure that Ohio law enforcement and emergency agencies have access to highly qualified search dogs when required. 

In order to comply with NIMS K9 resource typing, The Ohio Federation of K9 Search Teams are supporting/hosting national certifications from the North American Police Working Dog Association (NAPWDA), the International Police Working Dog Association (IPWDA), and the National Association of Search and Rescue (NASAR).

Areas of certification include:


Area/Wilderness (live find)

Human Remains Detection (HRD) (land)

Water HRD

Disaster (live)

Disaster (HRD)

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