OK9ST Portland Oregon
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K9 Teams are one resource employed by law enforcement to find lost people. Their scenting abilities make them ideal to search.

Oregon K-9 Search Teams requires dogs and their handlers to certify to Oregon State Sheriffs’ Association (OSSA) K9 standards to ensure a consistent and reliable level of performance.

We train 5 types of SAR K9’s

    Wilderness Air-scent
    Wilderness Trailing
    Urban Trailing
    Water Recovery

Canines work alongside of other SAR teams, horse posses, ground searchers, four wheelers, air support, etc.