K9 Search and Rescue

Canine or K9 handlers are a group of professional search and rescue dog teams throughout BC that are validated by the RCMP. Search dog teams undergo a rigorous process to quality as a member of a search and rescue team in British Columbia.

Some roles search dog teams perform:

  • Missing person searching and tracking
  • Searching for evidence in crimes.

Search dog teams in BC operate under the BC Search Dog Association.