Past Missions

Search Dog Network (SDN) is a Canine Search and Rescue Team based in Bryan/College Station, Texas. Our mission is to Train, Certify and Deploy professional Canine Search Teams to locate lost or missing persons. Search Dog Network services are available to requesting law enforcement or agencies having jurisdiction 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Since 1997 Search Dog Network has assisted with 146 searches. This map shows the approximate area of each search with a short synopsis.

Our Primary Search Area is the Texas counties of Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Milam, Robertson and Washington. 48% of our searches have been in our Primary Search Area.

We respond outside of this area when contacted by Law Enforcement or when requested as mutual aid by another Search & Rescue resource. 52% of our searches have been outside our Primary Search Area.

Search Dog Network has provided the following mission-ready Canine Search teams since 1997:

  • 86 Canine Wilderness Air Scent Teams
  • 1 Canine Trailing Team
  • 98 Canine Human Remains (HR) Search Teams
  • 17 Canine Water Search Teams
  • 2 Canine Disaster Search Teams

Search Dog Network is a 501(C)3 tax exempt organization that provides these services at no cost to the requesting agency. Search Dog Network is a 100% volunteer team of unpaid professionals with a strong sense of civic duty and responsibility.

The data is current through 3 June 2014.