Saving Lives Through Cooperation and Education

Ohio Search Dog Association

24 hour Emergency Dispatch Number: 440-323-2127

Saving Lives through cooperation and education.

Ohio Search Dog  

Association, Inc.

OSDA Assists Boy Scouts with New Search and Rescue Merit Badge

The OSDA is assisting local scouts in obtaining one of the newest merit badges, the “Search and Rescue” badge



Jim Green, K9 Officer

   Independence, OH

“If a child or loved one would ever

go missing in our area, OSDA would

be the first team I would contact.”

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Please Support OSDA

We welcome and appreciate your contributions. If you would like to help support continued training, equipment purchase and search expenses, we gladly accept donations. We are a 501c3 non-profit organization, so all donations are tax deductible.  

Who We Are

The Ohio Search Dog Association, Inc. (OSDA) is a non-profit, all volunteer emergency response unit specializing in search and rescue (SAR).

We provide qualified K9 search teams to assist local, state and federal authorities in locating trapped or missing persons. OSDA educates agencies, as well as the general public, about the use and benefits of properly trained K9 search teams in search and rescue missions.

Recent Searches

Dec 13, 2012

Chardon, OH

Missing 17 year old male

Mutual Aid to BCSAR

Dec 06, 2012

Maple Heights, OH

Missing adult male

Assist Maple Hts PD

Nov 4, 2012

Walton Hills, OH

Missing 79 year old male