Memorial Roll Call

“He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog. You are his life, his love, his leader. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion.”

~ Anonymous

BIRKA (Handler: Tina Burkhart)
Honorably served from 1991-1999

Breed: German Shepherd
Discipline: Air Scent, Human Remains, Trailing

Mission Ready: Air Scent – June 15, 1991
Mission Ready: Human Remains Land – August 15, 1992
Mission Ready: Human Remains Water – August 15, 1992
Mission Ready: Trailing – July 15, 1991

BLADE (Handler: Paul Lake)

Breed: German Shepherd
Discipline: Air Scent, Human Remains

SORT AS Mission Ready February 2011
NAPWDA HRD Certified November 2013
SORT HRD Mission Ready April 2014

Honorably served from Feb 2011 through July 2017 and had (4) victim finds including 1 live and 3 HRD

BO (Handler: Eric Starnes)

Honorably served from 1994-2000

Breed: Border Collie
Discipline: Air Scent
Mission Ready – April 15, 1994

BOJANGLES (Handler: David Daniel)

Honorably served from 2003-2014

Breed: Bloodhound
Discipline: Trailing
Mission Ready – March 29, 2003

Member of Virginia Bloodhound Search & Rescue Association
2011 Texas Animal Hall of Fame Inductee in the Professional Category for his heroic deeds to mankind.
2011 American Kennel Club-Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE)
Honorable Mention in recognition of dogs in the service to mankind in the category of Search and Rescue.
2011 American Humane Association-Hero Dog Awards
Placed 3rd, in the category of Search and Rescue

BOOMER (Handler: Mike McKenna)

Honorably served from 2000-2009

Breed: Labrador Retriever
Discipline: Air Scent, Human Remains
Mission Ready: Air Scent – November 17, 2000
Mission Ready: Human Remains Land – April 20, 2003

Trained and Tested in 21 States and held 3 National Certifications.
Deployed To: Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster

BORIS (Handler: Jess Romero)

Honorably served from 2002-2008

Breed: German Shepherd
Discipline: Air Scent
Mission Ready – April 9, 2002

Member of Kansas Search and Rescue Association – Wichita, Kansas

BOUDREAUX (Handler: David Daniel)

Honorably served from 1999-2007

Breed: Bloodhound
Discipline: Trailing
Mission Ready – April 10, 1999

Trained and Tested in 7 States
Member of Virginia Bloodhound Search & Rescue Association
The American Kennel Club – Canine Good Citizen
Therapy Dogs International, Inc – Therapy Dog
2001 Texas Animal Hall of Fame Inductee in the Professional Category for his heroic deeds to Mankind
2001 American Kennel Club – Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE)
National winner in recognition of dogs in the service to Mankind in the category of Search & Rescue
2007 American Bloodhound Club – Meritorious Service Award for a Bloodhound for the performance of Exemplary Service to the community in the areas of Volunteer Search & Rescue and Therapy Work

CALEY (Handler: Carla Collins)

Honorably served from 2001-2011

Breed: German Shepherd
Discipline: Air Scent, FEMA Disaster
Mission Ready: Air Scent – December 5, 2001
Mission Ready: Disaster – January 15, 2002

Trained and Tested in one other State
Texas Task Force One

CARLA COLLINS (1963-2012)

Honorably served from 1992-2012

Flanker, NASAR SARTECH II, Search Manager, K9 Handler,
Swift-Water Tech, TX-TF1 CSS, FEMA K9 Evaluator/Instructor

Caley - Memorial Roll Call - Search One Rescue Team CALEY

Air Scent & Disaster

Joker - Memorial Roll Call - Search One Rescue Team JOKER

Human Remains

Scooby - Memorial Roll Call - Search One Rescue Team SCOOBY

Air Scent

Scrappy - Memorial Roll Call - Search One Rescue Team SCRAPPY

FEMA Air Scent

CLEO (Handler: Susann Brown)

Honorably served from 1993-1999

Breed: German Shepherd
Discipline: Air Scent, Human Remains
Mission Ready: Air Scent – May 24, 1994
Mission Ready: Human Remains Land – March 28, 1993
Mission Ready: Human Remains Water – March 28, 1993

DAGGER (Handler: Paul Lake)

Honorably served from 2002-2005

Breed: German Shepherd
Discipline: Air Scent
Mission Ready – March 15, 2002

First Police K9 for the city of Flower Mound Badge #184
1998 Detector Dog Certification – Texas Police K9 Association
1999 Multi Surface Tracking Certification – RCMP
1999 USPCA Region 20 Narcotics Detection Certification
2001 USPCA Region 20 3rd Place Narcotics Detection
2001 USPCA Region 20 3rd Place Patrol Dog Agility
2001 USPCA National Detector Dog Trials – Detector Dog Certification
2001 USPCA National Dog Trials – 3rd Place Narcotics Building Detection
2001 USPCA National Detector Dog Trials – 5th Place Narcotics Detection
2001 USPCA Region 20 PD1 Patrol Dog Certification
2001 USPCA Region 20 Narcotics Detector Dog Certification

DAKOTA (Handler: Jerri Rodriguez)

Honorably served from 2000-2002

Breed: German Shepherd
Discipline: Trailing
Mission Ready – March 15, 2000

DANTE (Handler: Brian Flynn)

Honorably served from 2006-2011

Breed: Doberman
Discipline: Human Remains, FEMA Disaster
Mission Ready – September 11, 2006

Texas Task Force One
Deployed To Hurricane Ike

DELTA (Handler: Vickie Spears and Susann Brown)

Honorably served from 2002-2012

Breed: Belgian Malinois
Discipline: Air Scent
Mission Ready – August 15, 2002

FRANKIE (Handler: Steve Deutsch)

Honorably served from 2006-2015

Breed: Labrador Retriever
Discipline: Human Remains
Mission Ready: Human Remains Land
Mission Ready: Human Remains Water

GRETA Aus Tofteinhund (Handler: Ron Patterson)

Honorably served from 2009-2015

Breed: German Shepherd
Discipline: Trailing
Mission Ready – March 1, 2009

AKC Canine Good Citizen 2004
The Alliance of Search K9’s (TASK) Mission Ready Certification 2004 and 2005
Search One Rescue Team (SORT) Mission Ready Certification 2009

HUNTER (Handler: Paul Lake)

Honorably served from 1992-2002

Breed: Golden Retriever
Discipline: Air Scent, Human Remains
Mission Ready: Air Scent – December 6, 1992
Mission Ready: Human Remains Land – August 24, 1992
Mission Ready: Human Remains Water – August 24, 1992

JOKER (Handler: Kathryn Hicks)

Honorably served from 2009-2015

Breed: Labrador Retriever
Discipline: Human Remains
Mission Ready

KINSEY (Handler: Bob Deeds)

Honorably served from 2002-2009

Breed: Labrador Retriever
Discipline: Air Scent, FEMA Disaster
Mission Ready: Air Scent – May 23, 2004
Mission Ready: Disaster – January 6, 2002

Texas Task Force One
Deployed To:

  • World Trade Center After 9/11
  • Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster
  • Salt Lake City – Winter Olympics
  • Hurricanes: Erica, Dennis, Ivan, Katrina, Rita, Ernesto

One of Seven K9’s in Texas to become an Advanced Disaster Search and Rescue K9
2002 awarded the PDSA Dickin Medal for Animal Gallantry
2006 the Tarrant County Veterinary Medical Association inducted her into the North Texas Veterinary Hall of Fame

MOCHA (Handler: Bill Boots)

Honorably served from 2007-2011

Breed: German Shepherd
Discipline: Trailing
Mission Ready – August 26, 2007

PACE (Handler: David Daniel)

Honorably served from 2011-2016

Breed: Bloodhound
Discipline: Trailing
Mission Ready – April 23, 2011

Member of Virginia Bloodhound Search & Rescue Association
2014 Texas Animal Hall of Fame Inductee “Honorable Mention” In
The Professional Category For His Heroic Deeds To Mankind

PEPE (Handler: Pat Gilliland)

Honorably served from 1994-2003

Breed: Border Collie
Discipline: Air Scent, FEMA Disaster, Human Remains
Mission Ready: Air scent – April 30, 1994
Mission Ready: Disaster – August 17, 1998
Mission Ready: Human Remains – April 18, 1997

Trained and Tested in 8 States
Texas Task Force One
Deployed To:

  • World Trade Center after 9/11

1998 received FEMA Certification as the First Texas Disaster K9
2002 awarded the PDSA Dickin Medal for Animal Gallantry
2002 American Kennel Club:

  • Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE)
  • Honorable Mention in Recognition of Dogs in the Service to Mankind in the category of Search & Rescue

2002 the Tarrant County Veterinary Medical Association inducted him into the Animal Hall of Fame

PEPPER (Handler: Neil Benton)

Honorably served from 2007-2012

Breed: German Shepherd
Discipline: Air Scent, Human Remains
Mission Ready: Air Scent – 2007
Mission Ready: Human Remains Water – 2010

The American Kennel Club-Canine Good Citizen – 2005

RED (Handler: Ryan Rider)

Honorably served from 2005-2010

Breed: Bloodhound
Discipline: Trailing
Mission Ready – September 15, 2005

REX (Handler: Cathy Farrell)

Honorably served from 1995-2003

Breed: German Shepherd
Discipline: Air Scent, Human Remains
Mission Ready: Air Scent – October 23, 1995
Mission Ready: Human Remains Water – October 5, 1998
Mission Ready: Human Remains Land – March 9, 1999

Trained and Tested in 4 States
The American Kennel Club – CD
The American Kennel Club – Canine Good Citizen

SHADOW (Handler: Paul Lake)

Honorably served from 2003-2015

Breed: Labrador Retriever
Disciplines: Air Scent, Human Remains
Mission Ready: Air Scent – October 23, 2005
Mission Ready: Human Remains – May 19th, 2008

SARDUS National HRD Certification – July 23rd. 2009
NAPWDA National HRD Certification November 15th 2013

Shadow had a total of (8) finds over his career and amazed thousands of adoring fans with is vertical leaps up to eye level.

VODIN von Draggahaus (Handler: Ron Patterson)

Honorably served from 2009-2014

Breed: German Shepherd
Discipline: Human Remains

The Alliance of Search K9’s (TASK) Mission Ready Certification 2009
National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR) Canine SARTECH Human Remains Detection Certification 2011
AKC Canine Good Citizen 2011

24 hour emergency request by official agencies only

All other non-emergency requests or general inquiries