Search and Rescue Dogs Association (Southern Scotland)

Call-out 17, 10th April 2014
1 Dog Team (Jenny & Troy) assisted Police Scotland (Dumfries Division) and Moffat MRT in the search for a missing high risk / vulnerable male in the Dumfries area. The search was stood down pending further Police investigation. Time associated with this call-out: 2 hrs
Call-out 16, 8th - 10th April 2014
Brief Outline of Task: 5 Dog Teams (Andy & Dugald, Jenny & Troy, John Chroston & Tess, Darryl & Ruby, Alan & Mollie, John Romanes & Rouer) assisted Police Scotland (Falkirk / Fife Division) in the search for a high risk / vulnerable missing male. Areas of woodland south of Callander Park, wooded areas to the East and West of the misper’s home address, woodland plantations and areas of open scrub land north of where the misper was last seen were searched. The Dog Teams were stood down after 3 days searching pending further Police investigation Time associated with this call-out: 99.5 hrs
Call-out 15, 4th April 2014
2 Dog Teams (Andy & Dugald and Alan & Molly) assisted Police Scotland (Central Division) and Lomond MRT in the search for 3 missing youths in the Killearn area. The missing children were found safe and well and the Dog Teams were stood down shortly after deployment. Time associated with this call-out: 4 hrs
Call-out 14, 28th March 2014
2 Dog Teams (Andy & Dugald and Alan & Molly) requested to assist Police Scotland (Central Division) in the search for a high risk / vulnerable missing female in the Strath Carron / Denny area. The Dog Teams were stood down after the missing person was located standing in a field by the Police helicopter. Time associated with this callout: 2 hrs
Call-Out 13, 15th March 2014
1 Dog Team (Daz and Ruby) assisted Police Scotland (Strathclyde Division) and Arran MRT in the search for a missing 74 year old female, last seen on the shoulder of Goatfell earlier in the day. The misper was located in a nearby pub watching the rugby with a beer in her hand! Funnily enough by another Team Member who was also in the pub watching the rugby! Time associated with this call-out: 1.5hrs
Call-out 12, 6th March 2014
1 Dog Team (Jenny and Troy) assisted Police Scotland (Galloway Division) and Galloway MRT in the search for a missing vulnerable female in the Kilcolm area. The misper turned up of her own accord safe and well that evening Time associated with this call-out: 5 hrs
Call-out 11, 5th March 2014
1 Dog Team (John and Rouer) assisted Police Scotland (Lothian Division) and Tweed Valley MRT (TVMRT) in the search for a missing vulnerable male. The Dog Team were stood down after the misper was found safe and well by the Police. Time associated with this call-out: 1.5 hrs
Call Out 10 6th February 2014
Brief Summary of Task: 1 Dog Team (John & Rowther) assisted Police Scotland (Forth Valley Division) in the search for a missing vulnerable 66 year old man missing from his home in Bainsford near Falkirk. Dog Team were tasked to search woodland around the Helix - Falkirk Kelpies.

Outcome and Relevant Details: Woodland searched but nothing found. Happily the man was found by police safe and well near to his home.

Time associated with this call-out: 7 hrs

Call Out 09 25th January 2014
Brief Summary of Task: 1 Dog Team (Calum & Dochas) assisted Police Scotland (Tayside Division) and Tayside MRT after a call was received from an apparently drunk male claiming to be stuck down a hole in woodland near Perth.

Outcome and Relevant Details: Matter resolved by police and the dog team was stood down on route.

Time associated with this call-out: 0.5 hr

Call Out 08 24th January 2014
Brief Summary of Task: 1 Dog Team (Darryl & Ruby) assisted Police Scotland (Ayr Division) and Arran MRT in a search for 2 missing hill walkers on Arran.

Outcome and Relevant Details: The dog team was stood down after the 2 missing men were traced safe and well in Glen Rosa by MRT members.

Time associated with this call-out: 02 hrs

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