Ruffy at the Ready: Meet a New Canine Search Team

Ruffy at the Ready: Meet a New Canine Search Team

Growing up, L.A. Firefighter Jason Jasgur and his family always surrounded themselves with dogs. His dad volunteered for search and rescue at Los Angeles County Sheriff and trained wilderness search dogs. Assisting his dad with canine training stuck with Jason and...
Jack’s Story

Jack’s Story

I would like to share a story of a dog and his master. True love and devotion comes in many forms and we are blessed to find it in our lives. I pray this true story will teach us all, that God’s love can be found in all circumstances. – Roger Fowble, LAFD Chaplain My...
Special Recognition: HRD K9 Teams

Special Recognition: HRD K9 Teams

The LAFD Human Remains Detection K9 teams bring efficiency and effectiveness to the search and rescue operation for a structure fire in LA neighborhood.

Hero Dogs

Hero Dogs

The LAFD uses dogs to help aid in search operations. But, it takes more than a bag of treats to get these pups ready for action. See more about these amazing dogs at youtube.com/BeforetheBarks.
A Dog’s Best Friend

A Dog’s Best Friend

In a town full of movie star mutts and pampered pooches, Wilshire the Dalmatian is a down-to-earth work dog who just happens to have appeared on TV and in calendars. Thanks to the care and support of LAFD Firefighter Ryan Penrod, Wilshire has gone from rowdy puppy to...