Search and Rescue Dogs Association (Southern Scotland)

Call Out 20 15th June 2015
Brief Summary of Task : 1 dog (Darryl & Ruby) assisted Police Scotland (Ayrshire Division) and Arran MRT in a search for a missing vulnerable man on Arran.

Outcome and Relevant Details: Missing man was located by RNLI and he was airlifted to hospital by RN177.

Time Associated with this Call-Out: 2 hours

Call Out 19 21st June 2015
Brief Summary of Task : 3 dogs (Jenny & Troy, John & Rowther and Liz & Faelin) assisted Police Scotland (Highlands & Islands Division) and Lochaber MRT in a search for a missing hillwalker on hills in Lochaber area known as 'Ring O Steal'.

Outcome and Relevant Details: Dog teams were deployed by Bristow Rescue Sikorsky Helicopter into various locations. Nothing found and search stood down.

Time Associated with this Call-Out: 45 hours

Call Out 18 18th & 20th May 2015
Brief Summary of Task : 1 dog (Calum & Dochas) assisted Police Scotland (Tayside Division) and Tayside MRT in a search for a vulnerable missing female in the Aberfeldy area.

Outcome and Relevant Details: A search was carried out around Moness Country Park and woodland nearby. Nothing found and search stood down pending further information

Time Associated with this Call-Out: 16 hours

Call Out 17 15th May 2015
Brief Summary of Task : 1 dog (Andy & Dugald) assisted Police Scotland (Tayside Division) and Tayside and Killin MRT in a search for a missing female hillwalker on Ben Lawers.

Outcome and Relevant Details: A short time after the early morning call out the Dog team and Killin MRT received notification that the Bristow Rescue Helicopter had located the lady safe and well.

Time Associated with this Call-Out: 0.5 hour

Call Out 16 9th May 2015
Brief Summary of Task : 1 dog (Calum & Dochas) assisted Police Scotland (Fife Division) and in a search for a missing 80 year old male who'd failed to return home after a walk in the Glenrothes area.

Outcome and Relevant Details: A short time after the Dog team's arrival at the RV the elderly man was located safe and well.

Time Associated with this Call-Out: 4 hours

Call Out 15 7th May 2015
Brief Summary of Task : 1 dog (Darryl & Ruby) assisted Police Scotland (Ayrshire Division) and Arran MRT in a search for a 76 year old missing man in the Norther Hills on Arran.

Outcome and Relevant Details: As Dog team and searchers were being tasked the missing man was located by RN177 Helicopter and airlifted to hospital.

Time Associated with this Call-Out: 2 hours

Call Out 14 6th May 2015
Brief Summary of Task : 4 dogs (John & Rowther, Liz & Faelin, Alan & Molly and Andy & Dugald) assisted Police Scotland (Forth Valley Division) and Lomond MRT in a search in the Loch Ard Forest near Aberfoyle after a person contacted emergency services in need of assistance.

Outcome and Relevant Details: Dog teams were tasked to assist search teams in the maze of forest roads and woodland tracks around Loch Ard Forest. After overnight and daylight searches the following day, nothing was found. There was no missing person reported to police and the searches were stood down pending further information.

Time Associated with this Call-Out: 30 hours

Call Out 13 5th May 2015
Brief Summary of Task : 1 dog (John & Rowther) assisted Police Scotland (Lothian & Borders Division) and Tweed Valley MRT in a search for a missing 43 year old man in the Hawick area.

Outcome and Relevant Details: Dog team was stood down after man was located safe and well.

Time Associated with this Call-Out: 4 hours

Call Out 12 3rd May 2015
Brief Summary of Task : 1 dog (Darryl & Ruby) assisted Police Scotland (Ayrshire Division) and Arran MRT in an incident of a report of a female being cut off by rising water in the Glen Sannox area of Arran.

Outcome and Relevant Details: Dog team and search teams quickly located the female who was safely rescued by team members.

Time Associated with this Call-Out: 1 hour

Call Out 11 27th April 2015
Brief Summary of Task : 1 dog (John & Rowther) assisted Police Scotland (Lothian & Borders Division) and Tweed Valley MRT in a search for a missing 13 year old boy in the Galashiels area.

Outcome and Relevant Details: Dog team was stood down after the boy was located cold and wet walking in the area. Returned home safe and well.

Time Associated with this Call-Out: 3 hours

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