ABOUT OSAR K9
 
 
Since 2001 our team members have provided public safety agencies throughout Ohio and surrounding states with trained K9s. We have provided assistance to the following agencies and groups: Ohio Child Abduction Response Teams, Ohio Peace Officer’s Training Academy, Law Enforcement Foundation, Regional Urban Search & Rescue (USAR), Water Rescue Teams, and the Ohio K9 Technical Advisory Committee. Our members are also instructors for the American Red Cross and Canine Lead Evaluators for the National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR).

OSAR K9 Resources:
 
 * OSAR K9 specializes in Human Remains Detection dogs certified for land, water and disaster recovery. Trailing and area search canines are also available through mutual aid agreements.

 * Dogs and handlers are NIMS compliant and nationally certified through NAPWDA, NASAR and FEMA.
 
 * Additional handler certifications: NASAR SAR Tech II, HAZMAT & WMD Awareness, Swift Water Awareness, Disaster Canine Search Specialists, Crime Scene Preservation, Blood Borne Pathogens, Human and K9 First Aid and CPR, FEMA ICS-100 & 200, FEMA NIMS IS-700, FEMA NRP IS-800.
 
* OSAR K9 is capable of being self sustaining for at least 72 hours and is available to respond, free of charge, 24 hours a day.