USAR SEARCH DOG DEPLOYMENTS

On Feburary 22 at 12:51pm a large earthquake struck close to Christchurch. The faultline that caused this quake was previously unknown and located under the picturesque Port Hills which overlook Christchurch. The two sides of the fault moved past each other about 1.5M and have caused approx 40cm height increase in the hills.

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USAR Dogs NZ History

The USAR Search Dog Association held it inaugural meeting on the 2nd August 2003 in Wellington. Before this time there were a limited number of individuals and groups training disaster search dogs around the country ...

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NZ USAR Search Dog Association

MEET THE TEAMS

The Teams are split between 3 regions of New Zealand - Northern, Central and Southern. Read about our current and past handlers and search dogs.

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