Saving Lives through cooperation and education.

Ohio Search Dog  

Association, Inc.

Ohio Search Dog Association

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Search and Rescue Operations

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.

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OSDA is a 501c3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible.

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Donations are accepted through PayPal or Just Give.

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Our K9’s and team members thank you!


“If a child or loved one would ever go missing in our area, OSDA would be the first team I would contact.”

Jim Green, K9 Officer

Independence, Ohio