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Monterey Bay Search Dogs, Inc.

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General Agency Information
Name:Monterey Bay Search Dogs, Inc.
Address:P.O. Box 2597
Santa Cruz, CA  95063
Primary Phone:831-272-4729
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Call for Times
Description:Prepares handlers and canines to become effective participants in searches for missing people in a wilderness or disaster setting throughout California and the nation.

MBSD is one of only three CALEMA affiliated search dog teams in the state of California
Programs:Monterey Bay Search Dogs trains dogs for three different search disciplines:
Wilderness, Disaster, and Human Remains Detection (HRD).

If you are interested in joining us, as a candidate you will spend the first 10 weeks observing and helping with the training of the more advanced dogs. You are welcome to bring your puppy or dog to training. We will assess your dog, do owner runaways, introduction to the alert box, and general socializing of your companion.

Volunteer Info:Minimum Age: 15. How would you like to "get lost" for half a day? Volunteers are placed in the woods and found by search dogs and their handlers. Bring a bottle of water, a sandwich and a good book. Radios are provided. Saturday or Sunday from 9am-2pm, it varies each week.
Contact us at 831-272-4729 or fill out the email form on our website
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Call for Information
Public Transportation:Call for information
Eligibility:Anyone over 18
Areas Served:California
United States
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:Donations
Contact Persons

Chris  Melville

Subject Headings
 Emergency Rescue
Private Nonprofits
Search Dogs
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified October 4, 2015

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