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The goal of an AMBER Alert is to instantly galvanize the entire community to assist in the search for and the safe recovery of the child.

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Our partners assist us when we are called out for search & Rescue operations.

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Canine Search and Rescue Association (CSARA) is a not for profit 501(c)(3) search and rescue organization providing services in St. Louis Missouri and surrounding areas and is a team of volunteers who provide certified K9 teams and Field Support teams for missing person searches to law enforcement and other agencies at no charge.

CSARA has over 45 years of experience with over 2,600 hours of instruction in Search and Rescue and K9 Search and Rescue training. 

Our team has successfully completed over 30 national K9 evaluations in the area of trailing by the North American Police Work Dog Association, North American Search Dog Network, National Association for Search and Rescue, National Narcotic Detector Dog Association and the National Search Dog Alliance. 

The team has participated in over 130 searches which were conducted for the FBI, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Missouri DNR, Missouri Water Patrol and the Saint Louis Major Case Squad. The team has also participated in search with several agencies in the Saint Louis County and Franklin County areas. 

Please take a moment to meet our team in the "About Us" section and see our K9 Partners. Browse through our "Photo Gallery" page and "like us" on Facebook and "follow us" on Twitter @ searchk9team


Canine Search & Rescue Association, 501(c)(3)

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