Using a scent article, this canine follows the scent path of a specific individual (scent discriminate search dog). They are used to determine direction of travel or trail a missing person.
Wilderness / Area
Area search dogs are trained to search for and locate the scent of a living human(s) and alert their handler to the person's location.
CADAVER / Human Remains Detection (HRD)
Cadaver dogs are trained to sniff out and alert their handler to the presence of the odor of human decomposition.
These dogs are trained to alert their handler to the presence of the odor of human decomposition in the water from either boat or shoreline.
Disaster / US&R
These dogs are trained to find live or deceased humans in rubble or in a disaster area. Dogs that are used ONLY for live human searches are always a priority in any emergency situation.