Southwest Search Dogs

Southwest Search Dogs (SWSD) is a volunteer K-9 Search and Rescue group, affiliated with the San Diego Police Department and the Chula Vista Police Department. SWSD offers professional K-9 teams, certified in Area Search, Trailing, Cadaver, Water, and Basic Urban Disaster, at no cost to the requesting agency. Response time in the greater San Diego area is typically under 40 minutes and initial teams are usually deployed within one hour of the callout. For more information, including our toll-free, 24/7 emergency callout number, contact



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SWSD Certified Teams