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to local law enforcement agencies for the purpose of searching for missing persons, either alive or presumed deceased.

FASAR K-9, Inc. has canines nationally certified to provide urban, wilderness, disaster and water search capabilities. We have an ATV to assist during deployments of K-9 Inc. teams to the field and two boats equipped with side scan sonar to accommodate the dog teams for searches on water. We utilize GPS units and Astro Collar GPS units on the dogs during deployments to accurately capture search efforts. 

We take a lot of pride in our ability to assist the communities in Florida.  We train weekly, attend seminars and host seminars year round to offer learning opportunities to other SAR resources while we continue to build our knowledge and skills.  We are always interested in volunteers coming out to play “victim” for our live find dogs. 

If someone you know is lost please ask your local law enforcement to contact us. We can only respond to requests by public agencies.

Phone: (407) 832-8886

Florida Alliance of Search and Rescue K-9 Inc.

2279 S. Spring Garden Ave   
Deland, FL 32720

As we are a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization ALL donations are tax deductible.

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Florida Alliance of Search and Rescue K-9, Inc. (FASAR K-9 Inc.) is a diverse team of volunteers. Our members include community-minded individuals working in law enforcement, firefighters, EMTs, military service, members of the medical profession, business owners, computer professionals, retired citizens and homemakers. What we all have in common is a strong sense of community, love for our canine partners and desire to help others. We welcome new volunteers with the desire to help others. 

We encourage all those interested in joining our team to talk with a senior team member about time and training requirements before filling out the application for membership, which can be obtained by emailing our Executive Director, Teri Holycross at  Should you have any questions about SAR, joining our team or would like to schedule a visit to one of our training sessions, please don’t hesitate to email us.  Once your application is received, someone from our personnel group will be in contact with you. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you into the FASAR K-9 Inc. Team.

Welcome to our homepage and the wonderful world of Search & Rescue!  Let us tell you about our team and our mission:

Florida Alliance of Search and Rescue K-9, Inc. (FASAR K-9, Inc.) is a 501 (c)(3) all volunteer organization. Our services are always FREE and we do not discriminate. 

We are a NIMS (National Incident Management System) compliant search and rescue team composed of nationally certified, professionally trained volunteers who provide FREE resources

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