2012

Number of Call outs: 118

Finds: 10

Incident Date Region Callout Details
25 Dec 03:00 South West Peninsula 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a 26 year old male, who had telephone Police to say he was ill and could not walk. Located by Cornwall SRT members and stretchered to their Land Rover, then taken to hospital by Ambulance.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max) and Nicki Lyons (Cavos).
Rescue Team: Cornwall SRT.
Police Authority: Devon and Cornwall.
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12 Dec 15:20 Mid Pennine 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Calder Valley SRT in a search for a male walker who had become separated from his walking group, stood down on route when he telephone to say he was now safe at home.

Dog Handlers: Wayne Thackray (Dodge) and Ellie Sherwin (Pepper).
Rescue Team: Calder Valley SRT.
Police Authority: West Yorkshire

08 Dec 14:00 Peak District Dog Find 9 Dog Handlers were called to assist Buxton MRT in a search for a 51 year old despondent male. After Search Dog Toby with Paul Taylor indicated at the side of the reservoir, and Trailing Search Dog Boris with Steve Nelson trailed to the same point Police under water search team was deployed and located the deceased gent.

Dog Handlers: Paul Taylor (Toby), Steve Nelson (Boris), Dave Mason (Megan), Steve Ward (Bryn), Mick Nield (Bob), Ken Sloan (Abbie), Ian Burley (Anya), Paul Fell (Holly), Graeme White (Fern) and Tony High (Isla).
Rescue Teams: Buxton MRT, Derby MRT and Kinder MRT.
Police Authority: Cheshire

21 Nov 15:00 Mid Pennine 6 Dog Handlers were called to assist Holm Valley MRT in a search for a 50 year old despondent male, Police enquires on going.

Dog Handlers: Wayne Thackray (Dodge), Ellie Sherwin (Pepper), Mick Neild (Bob), Steve Ward (Bryn), Paul Taylor (Toby) and Steve Nelson (Boris) (Trailing search dog) Rescue Teams: Holm Valley MRT and Oldham MRT.
Police Authority: West Yorkshire

16 Nov 15:00 Mid Pennine 7 Dog Handlers were called to assist Rossendale and Pendle MRT in a search for a 70 year old male walker, located deceased by a member of the public.

Dog Handlers: Wayne Thackray (Dodge), Ellie Sherwin (Pepper), Steve Garafalo (Finn), Alison Nicholson (Floss), Mick Neild (Bob), Bill Batson (Glen) and Steve Nelson (Boris) (Trailing search dog)
Rescue Teams: Rossendale and Pendle MRT, Calder Valley SRT, Bowland Pennine MRT and Oldham MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire

12 Nov 09:30 Peak District 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Edale MRT in a search for a vulnerable 17 year old female, located safe and well by staff at Longshaw estate.

Dog Handlers: Wayne Thackray (Dodge) and Nicki Smith (Zak).
Rescue Team: Edale MRT.
Police Authority: South Yorkshire

03 Nov 09:00 North East 6 Dog Handlers were called to assist Scarborough MRT in a search for a 63 year old male missing from hospital. Police enquires on going.

Dog Handlers: Bill Batson (Glen), Kevin Stead (Gyp), Karen Frith (Dotty), Wayne Thackray (Dodge), Steve Ward (Bryn) and Mick Neild (Bob).
Rescue Teams: Scarborough MRT and Upper Warfedale Fell Rescue.
Police Authority: North Yorkshire.

02 Nov 13:00 Lake District 22 Dog Handlers were called to assist Patterdale MRT in a search for a 36 year old despondent male. Located deceased by Police.

Rescue Team: Patterdale MRT.
Police Authority: Cumbria

01 Nov 17:00 Peak District 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Edale MRT in a search when Police received a report of a distressed dog and a pair of boots and a jacket had been found. Nothing found.

Dog Handlers: Wayne Thackray (Dodge) and Dave Mason (Megan).

Rescue Team: Edale MRT.
Police Authority:

28 Oct 16:30 North East 1 Dog Handler was called to assist North of Tyne MRT in a search for a 60 year old farmer when he did not return from checking stock. Located by Police and evacuated to hospital.

Dog Handler: Peter Thompson (Hamish).
Rescue Team: North of Tyne MRT.
Police Authority: Northumberland.

16 Oct 22:00 South West Peninsula 1 Dog Handler was called to assist the Coastguard in a search for a despondent male. Located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handler: James Taylor-Short (Poppy).
Rescue Team: HM Coastguard.
Police Authority: Devon & Cornwall.

08 Oct 20:00 South West Peninsula 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a 90 year old male. Located cold and wet by a Police Dog.

Dog Handlers Nicki Lyons (Cavos), Alan Hill (Sunny) and Ian Bertie (Ronnie).
Rescue Team: Cornwall SRT.
Police Authority: Devon & Cornwall.

07 Oct 12:00 South Wales Whilst on a training weekend in South Wales, Handlers and Bodies went to the assistance of a 54 year old male walker with a suspected heart attack. He was evacuated to hospital by Air Ambulance.
04 Oct 08:00 Mid Wales 4th to the 7th October. Many of our Dog Handlers were called to assist in the search for the missing 5 year old girl in Machynlleth. Police enquires on-going. Rescue Teams: Multiple.Police Authority: Dyfed-Powys .
29 Sep 17:30 North East 2 Dog Handler were caller to assist Teesdale and Weardale SMRT in a search for 2 male walkers 1 with a leg injury. Located by Police Helicopter and assisted off the hill by team members.

Dog Handlers: Dez Toward (Misty) Karen Fisher (Sam).
Rescue Team: Teesdale and Weardale SMRT.
Police Authority: County Durham.

28 Sep 10:00 Peak District 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Buxton MRT in a search for a 33 year old despondent male. Located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handlers Nick Smith (Zac) and Dave Mason (Megan).
Rescue Team Buxton MRT.
Police Authority: Derbyshire

27 Sep 19:00 North East
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2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Teesdale and Weardale SMRT in a search for a 22 year old male. Located by Search Dog Sam and Karen Fisher suffering from Hypothermia, and evacuated to hospital.

Dog Handlers: Karen Fisher (Sam) Dez Toward (Misty).
Rescue Team: Teesdale and Weardale SMRT.
Police Authority: County Durham.

27 Sep 08:00 Peak District 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Derby MRT in a search for a 86 year old female, who had not been seen for two days. Located safe and well by two members of the public.

Dog Handlers: Nick Smith (Zac) and Ken Sloan (Abby).
Rescue Team: Derby MRT.
Police Authority: Nottinghamshire

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22 Sep 05:30 Yorkshire Dales 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Upper Wharfedale FRA in a search for a 24 year old despondent female, stood down on route when she was located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handlers: Wayne Thackray (Dodge) and Davis Warden (Nell).
Rescue Team: Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue.
Police Authority: North Yorkshire.

22 Sep 05:30 Yorkshire Dales 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Upper Warfedale Fell Rescue in a search for a 24 year old despondent female. Located safe and well by Police.
Dog Handlers: Wayne Thackray (Dodge) and Davis Warden (Nell).
Rescue Team: Upper Warfedale Fell Rescue.
Police Authority: North Yorkshire
20 Sep 19:15 Yorkshire Dales 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist Upper Wharfedale FRA in a search for a 75 year old female, stood down on route when she was located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handlers: Kevin Stead (Gyp), Bill Batson (Glen) and Richard Hey (Molly).
Rescue Team: Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue.
Police Authority: North Yorkshire.

20 Sep 15:00 Peak District 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Buxton MRT in a search for a family of 3, lost in low cloud, stood down on route when they managed to locate their car.

Dog Handler: Nick Smith (Zac).
Rescue Team: Buxton MRT.
Police Authority: Derbyshire

15 Sep 16:00 South West Peninsula 5 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a 69 year old despondent male. Police enquires on going.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max), Nicki Lyons (Cavos), Matt Robertson (Scoot), Shaun Roseveare (Tigger) and James Taylor-Short (Poppy).
Rescue Team: Cornwall SRT.
Police Authority: Devon & Cornwall.

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12 Sep 19:30 Peak District 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Buxton MRT in a search for a missing 3 year old girl, stood down on route when she was located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handler: Nick Smith (Zac).
Rescu Team: Buxton MRT.
Police Authority: Derbyshire

08 Sep 23:30 North East 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Teesdale & Weardale MRT in a search for a 16 year old male. Stood down on route when he was located deceased by Police.

Dog Handler: Graeme White (Fern).
Rescue Team: Teesdale & Weardale MRT.
Police Authority: Durham.

05 Sep 20:15 North East 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Cleveland SRT in a search for the missing driver of an overturned car. Stood down on route when he was located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handler: Graeme White (Fern).
Rescue Team: Cleveland SRT.
Police Authority: Cleveland / North Yorkshire.

01 Sep 21:00 Mid Pennine 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Rossendale and Pendale MRT in a search for a 33 year old female. Located safe and well by Police the next day.

Dog Handler: Steve Garofalo (Finn) .
Rescue Teams: Rossendale and Pendale MRT .
Police Authority: Lancashire.

30 Aug 01:00 Peak District 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Derby MRT in a search for a 73 year old female. Located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handlers: Nick Smith (Zac) and Ian Burley (Anya).
Rescue Team: Derby MRT.
Police Authority: Derbyshire

27 Aug 15:00 North East 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Teesdale and Weardale SMRT in a search for 49 year old despondent male. Located safe and well by Police outside the search area.

Dog Handlers: Dez Toward (Misty) and Lee Ferry (Bracken).
Rescue Team: Teesdale and Weardale SMRT.
Police Authority: County Durham.

21 Aug 21:30 Peak District Dog Find 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Glossop MRT in a search for a benighted male. Located safe and well by Search Dog Toby and Paul Taylor .

Dog Handlers: Paul Taylor (Toby) Wayne Thackray (Dodge).
Rescue Team: Glossop MRT.
Police Authority: Derbyshire

15 Aug 19:00 Mid Pennine 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Rossendale and Pendale MRT in a search for 12 year old boy with Autism. Located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handlers: Steve Garofalo (Finn) and Steve Nelson (Boris) SARDA Wales Trailing Search Dog.
Rescue Teams: Rossendale and Pendale MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire.

15 Aug 08:30 Mid Pennine 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Bowland Pennine MRT in a search for a 50 year old despondent male. Located deceased by Police.

Dog Handlers: Alison Nicholson (Floss) and Steve Nelson (Boris – Trailing Search Dog).
Rescue Team: Bowland Pennine MRT, Bolton MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire

13 Aug 09:45 South West Peninsula 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT Okehampton in the search for the 76 year old female after new information had been given. Located by Police Helicopter.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max), Nicki Lyons (Cavos) and Ian Bertie (Ronnie).
Rescue Teams: Dartmoor SRT Okehampton, Dartmoor SRT Tavistock and Exmoor SRT.
Police Authority: Devon and Cornwall.
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12 Aug 23:45 South West Peninsula 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Dartmoor SRT Plymouth in a search for a 76 year old female, nothing found.

Dog Handler: Alan Hill (Sunny).
Rescue Teams: Dartmoor SRT Plymouth and Dartmoor SRT Ashburton.
Police Authority: Devon and Cornwall.

11 Aug 16:00 South West Peninsula 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT Tavistock in a search for a walker with an injured arm. Located by team members.

Dog Handlers: Nicki Lyons (Cavos) and Ian Bertie (Ronnie).
Rescue Team: Dartmoor SRT Tavistock.
Police Authority: Devon and Cornwall.

11 Aug 11:30 Peak District 4 Dog Handlers were called to assist Oldham MRT in a search for a 75 year old despondent male. Located deceased by a member of the public.

Dog Handlers: Mick Nield (Bob), Ken Slone (Abby), Paul Taylor (Toby) and Steve Nelson (Boris -Trailing Search Dog).
Rescue Team: Oldham MRT.
Police Authority: Greater Manchester.

10 Aug 13:00 Mid Pennine 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Bowland Pennine MRT in a search after a canoe had been found washed up on the banks of the River Ribble. Nothing found.

Dog Handler: Alison Nicholson (Floss).
Rescue Team: Bowland Pennine MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire

10 Aug 09:30 Peak District 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Derby MRT in a search for a 40 year old despondent male. Located deceased by a member of the public.

Dog Handlers: Nick Smith (Zac) and Dave Mason (Megan) Rescue Team: Derby MRT.
Police Authority: Derbyshire

05 Aug 18:00 North East 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Cleveland MRT in a search for a 18 year old male walker. Located safe and well my team Land Rover.

Dog Handler: Graeme White (Fern).
Rescue Team: Cleveland MRT.
Police Authority: North Yorkshire

04 Aug 10:00 Mid Pennine 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Calder Valley SRT in a search for a 80 year old male missing from home. Located deceased by Police.

Dog Handlers: Ellie Shewin (Pepper) and David Warden (Nell).
Rescue Team: Calder Valley SRT.
Police Authority: West Yorkshire.

03 Aug 08:30 South West Peninsula 11 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a 20 year old male missing from home. Located safe and well by Police outside the search area.

Dog Handlers:Alex Lyons (Max), Nicki Lyons Cavos), Matt Robertson (Scoot), Dave Humphrey (Rusty) Alan Hill (Sunny), James Taylor- Short (Poppy), Alison Nicholson (Floss), Des Toward (Misty), Karen Fisher (Sam), Steve Garoflo (Fin) and Karen Frith (Dotty).
Rescue Team: Cornwall SRT.
Police Authority Devon and Cornwall.

03 Aug 03:00 Peak District Dog Find 6 Dog Handlers were called to assist Glossop MRT in a search for a 72 year old despondent male. Located unconscious by Search Dog Toby and Paul Taylor .

Dog Handlers: Paul Taylor (Toby), Mick Nield (Bob), Wayne Thackery (Dodge), Dave Mason (Megan), Steve Ward (Bryn) and Ken Sloane (Abbie).
Rescue Teams: Glossop MRT, Edale MRT and Woodhead MRT.
Police Authority: Derbyshire.

31 Jul 14:30 Peak District 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Derby MRT in a search for a 42 year old male. Located cold and wet by Derby MRT members.

Dog Handlers: Dave Mason (Megan) and Nick Smith (Zak).
Rescue Team: Derby MRT.
Police Authority: Derbyshire.

29 Jul 13:00 South West Peninsula 4 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT Tavistock, in a search for a injured walker, located and evacuated by Air Ambulance. Handlers assisted the rest of the walking group.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max), Nicki Lyons (Cavos), Matt Robertson (Scoot) and Ian Bertie (Ronnie).
Rescue Teams: Dartmoor SRT Tavistock and Exmoor SRT.
Police Authority: Devon and Cornwall.

26 Jul 13:00 Yorkshire Dales 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association in a search for a 76 year old male. Located in a confused state when he returned to his caravan.

Handlers: Kevin Stead (Gyp) Andy Colau (Tara).
Rescue Team: Upper Warfedale FRA.
Police Authority: North Yorkshire.

21 Jul 01:45 South West Peninsula 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT Ashburton in a search for a missing 14 year old girl dog walker. Located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max), Nicki Lyons (Cavos) and Matt Robertson (Scoot).
Rescue Teams: Dartmoor SRT Ashburton and Dartmoor SRT Plymouth.
Police Authority: Devon & Cornwall.

16 Jul 18:30 South West Peninsula 4 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT in a search for a group of 4 D of E, 1 evacuated by Air Ambulance the other 3 were walked off the hill by DSRT members.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max), Nicki Lyons (Cavos), Matt Robertson (Scoot) and Ian Bertie (Ronnie) .
Rescue Team: Dartmoor SRT Tavistock.
Police Authority: Devon & Cornwall.

15 Jul 11:30 South West Peninsula 6 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT Tavistock in a search for a 47 year old male missing from a campsite. Located safe and well by Police outside the search area.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max), Nicki Lyons (Cavos), Matt Robertson (Scoot), Catherine Jones (Jilly), Alan Hill (Sunny) and Ian Bertie (Ronnie).
Rescue Team: Dartmoor SRT Tavistock.
Police Authority: Devon & Cornwall.

05 Jul 12:00 Peak District Dog Find 4 Dog Handlers were called to assist Oldham MRT in a search for a 73 year old despondent male. Located deceased by Search Dog Biscuit and John Coombs following up on information from Trailing Search Dog Boris and Steve Nelson.

Dog Handlers: John Coombs (Biscuit), Steve Ward (Bryn), Nick Smith (Zak ) and Steve Nelson (Boris) (Sarda Wales Trailing Dog).
Rescue Teams: Oldham MRT, Rossendale and Pendale MRT.
Police Authority: Greater Manchester.

04 Jul 18:15 Mid Pennine Dog Find 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Bowland Pennine MRT in a search for a 38 year old vulnerable male. Located cold and wet by Search Dog Glen and Bill Batson

Dog Handlers: Bill Batson (Glen) and Alison Nicholson (Floss).
RescueTeam: Bowland Pennine MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire.

02 Jul 22:00 South West Peninsula 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a 58 year old despondent female. Located in local hospital.

Dog Handlers: Alan Hill (Sunny), Shaun Roseveare (Tigger) and James Taylor-Short (Poppy).
Rescue Team: Cornwall SRT.
Police Authority: Devon & Cornwall.

02 Jul 16:30 Peak District 7 Dog Handlers were called to assist Oldham MRT in a search for a 32 year old male after he had not returned home. Located deceased by Police outside the search area.

Dog Handlers: Mick Nield (Bob), Steve Ward (Bryn), Wayne Thackray (Dodge), Ken Sloane (Abby), Ellie Sherwin (Pepper), Steve Garofelo (Flyn) and Paul Taylor (Toby).
Rescue Teams: Oldham MRT, Bolton MRT and Rosendale MRT.
Police Authority: Greater Manchester

28 Jun 19:15 Yorkshire Dales 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Cave Rescue Organisation in a search for 2 walkers who had reported themselves lost in low cloud, located cold and wet by CRO members.

Dog Handler: Bill Batson (Glen).
Rescue Team: CRO.
Police Authority: North Yorkshire.

26 Jun 22:00 Yorkshire Dales 4 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cave Rescue Organisation in a search for 6 walkers who had reported themselves lost in thick cloud, located cold and wet by CRO members.

Dog Handlers: Bill Batson (Glen) & 3 Lake District Handlers.
Rescue Team: Cave Rescue Organisation.
Police Authority: North Yorkshire.

25 Jun 13:30 South West Peninsula 1 Dog Handler was called to assist HM Coastguard in a search for a 60 year old male, located with serious injuries to his head and chest by Coastguard team, air lifted to hospital by RAF helicopter.

Dog Handler: James Taylor-Short (Poppy).
Rescue Team: MCA.
Police: Authority: Devon And Cornwall.

24 Jun 01:45 North East 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Cleveland MRT in a search for a 21 year old despondent female. Located cold and wet by Police.

Dog Handler: Graeme White (Fern).
Rescue Team: Cleveland MRT.
Police Authority: Cleveland / North Yorkshire.

23 Jun 15:30 Peak District 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Derby MRT in a search for a 30 year old male. Located outside the search area (deceased) the next day by a member of the public.

Dog Handlers: Dave Mason (Megan) and John Coombs (Biscuit and Flash).
Rescue Team: Derby MRT.
Police Authority: Leicestershire

19 Jun 18:00 Peak District Dog Find 1 Dog handler was called to assist Oldham MRT in a search for a 31 year old male walker with a leg injury. Located by Search Dog Bob and Mick Nield .
The casualty was evacuated by Air Ambulance with a broken ankle.

Dog Handler: Mick Nield (Bob) .
Rescue Team: Oldham MRT.
Police Authority: Greater Manchester.

18 Jun 19:30 Yorkshire Dales 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist Swaledale MRT in a search for a 64 year old despondent female. Located wet and cold by Police outside the search area.

Dog Handlers: Kevin Stead (Gyp), Bill Batson (Glen), John O’Docherty (Nut) and Richard Hey (Molly) .
Rescue Team: Swaledale MRT.
Police Authority: North Yorkshire.

15 Jun 07:00 North East 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist North Of Tyne MRT in a search for a 51 year old despondent male, located safe and well by Police outside the search area.

Dog Handlers: Peter Thompson, Ian Thompson, Brian Alport.
Rescue Teams: North of Tyne MRT, Northumberland National Park MRT
Police Authority: Northumberland

14 Jun 21:45 North East 1 Dog handler was called to assist Cleveland MRT in a search for a despondent male. Located by Police Helicopter.

Dog Handler: Graeme White (Fern).
Rescue Team: Cleveland MRT.
Police Authority: Cleveland / North Yorkshire.

12 Jun 18:15 Mid Pennine 4 Dog Handlers were called to assist Calder Valley SRT in a search for a 40 year old despondent male. Located by team members at his house.

Dog Handlers: Kevin Stead (Gyp), Ellie Sherwin (Pepper), Alison Nicholson (Floss) and Steve Nelson (Boris) (SARDA Wales Trailing Search Dog) .
Rescue Team: Calder Valley SRT.
Police Authority: West Yorkshire.

10 Jun 09:00 South West Peninsula 4 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a missing 64 year old holiday maker. She was located by Police, outside the search area and taken to hospital.

Dog Handlers: Nicki Lyons (Cavos), Matt Robertson (Scoot), Alan Hill (Sunny) and Ian Bertie (Ronnie).
Rescue Team: Cornwall SRT.
Police Authority: Devon and Cornwall

08 Jun 22:00 Mid Pennine 1 Dog handler was called to assist Calder Valley SRT in a search for a despondent 40 year old male. Stood down when he was located by Police.

Dog Handler: Wayne Thackray.
Rescue Team: Calder Valley SRT.
Police Authority: West Yorkshire

07 Jun 13:50 Mid Pennine 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Rossendale and Pendle MRT in a search for a 55 year old vulnerable male, despite a 3 hour search nothing was found and Police enquiries are ongoing.

Dog Handler: Steve Garofalo (Finn).
Rescue Team: Rossendale and Pendle MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire

02 Jun 11:45 Peak District 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Derby MRT in a search for a 38 year old despondent male, nothing found Police enquires ongoing.

Dog Handlers: Ian Burley (Anya) and John Coombs (Flash).
Rescue Team: Derby MRT.
Police Authority: Leicestershire.

31 May 19:45 Peak District 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Woodhead MRT in a search for a 54 year old despondent male, located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handler: Wayne Thackray (Dodge)
Rescue Team: Woodhead MRT
Police Authority: South Yorkshire.

30 May 23:00 Mid Pennine 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Rossendale and Pendle MRT in a search for a young male who went missing whilst on a walk. He was located safe and well by a team member en route to the incident.

Dog Handler: Steve Garofalo (Finn).
Rescue Team: Rossendale and Pendle MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire.

28 May 17:15 South West Peninsular 4 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT Tavistock in a search for a 52 year old despondent male, nothing found Police enquires ongoing.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max), Nicki Lyons (Cavos), Matt Robertson (Scoot) and Ian Bertie (Ronnie)
Rescue Teams: Dartmoor SRT Tavistock and Cornwall SRT
Police Authority; Devon And Cornwall.

28 May 10:45 South West Peninsular 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a despondent 72 year old male, located cold and wet by Police.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max) and Ian Bertie (Ronnie)
Rescue Team: Cornwall SRT
Police Authority: Devon And Cornwall.

26 May 18:30 Mid Pennine 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Bowland Pennine MRT in a search for a elderly male. Stood down on route when he was located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handlers: Alison Nicholson (Floss).
Rescue Team: Bowland Pennine MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire

12 May 05:00 Mid Pennine 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Bowland Pennine MRT in a search for a 56 year old despondent male. Located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handlers: Alison Nicholson (Floss) and Andy Calou (Tara).
Rescue Team: Bowland Pennine MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire

10 May 20:00 North East 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Cleveland SRT in a search for a male and female walker overdue at their hotel on the Cleveland Way. They got to the hotel safe and well, after taking a wrong turn on the main road.

Dog Handler: Graeme White (Fern)
Rescue Team: Cleveland SRT.
Police Authority: Cleveland / North Yorkshire.

07 May 16:30 South West Peninsular 4 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT Tavistock in a search for a 37 year old despondent male, located by Police Dog.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max), Nicki Lyons (Cavos), Matt Robertson (Scoot) and Catherine Jones (Jilly)
Rescue Team: Dartmoor SRT Tavistock
Police Authority: Devon & Cornwall

07 May 08:00 Mid Pennine 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Rossendale & Pendale MRT in a fresh search for the 65 year old fell runner. He was located by a mountain biker, he had fallen down a 100ft slope and sustained a fracture of the lower leg and head injuries. Was stretchered to helicopter by team members.

Dog Handler: Steve Garofalo (Finn)
Rescue Team: Rossendlae & Pendale MRT
Police Authority: Lancashire

06 May 20:30 Mid Pennine 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Rossendale & Pendale MRT in a search for a 65 year old fell runner, stood down with nothing found.

Dog Handler: Steve Garofalo (Finn)
Rescue Team: Rossendlae & Pendale MRT
Police Authority: Lancashire

05 May 16:30 South West Peninsular 6 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT Plymouth in a search for a 48 year old despondent male. Located safe and well by Police, stood down on route.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max), Nicki Lyons (Cavos), Matt Robertson (Scoot), Dave Humphrey (Rusty), Alan Hill (Sunny) and Ian Bertie (Ronnie)
Rescue Teams: Dartmoor SRT Plymouth, and Dartmoor SRT Tavistock.
Police Authority: Devon and Cornwall.

04 May 04:30 Mid Pennine 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Rossendale & Pendale MRT in a search for a 83 year old male missing from home, located suffering from hypothermia and a head injury by Quarry workers.

Dog Handler: Steve Garafalo (Fin).
Rescue Team: Rossendale & Pendale MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire

30 Apr 03:45 Lake District 4 Dog Handlers were called to assist Keswick MRT in a search for a 60 year old male fell runner, located deceased by helicopter.

Dog Handlers: Pete Thompson (Hamish, Bess), Brian Alport (Sam), Kevin Stead (Gyp) and Bill Batson (Glen).
Rescue Teams: Keswick, Cockermouth, Penrith, Kirkby Stephen and Wasdale MRT. Police Authority: Cumbria.

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29 Apr 14:00 Yorkshire Dales 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cave Rescue Organisation in a search for a 57 year old female walker who had been split from a party in very bad weather conditions. She walked off the hill unaided shortly after the search commenced.

Dog Handlers: Bill Batson (Glen), Andy Colau (Tara) and Kevin Stead (Gyp).
Rescue Team: Cave Rescue Organisation.

29 Apr 12:30 North East 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist North of Tyne MRT in a search for a 24 year old despondent male. Located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handlers: Pete Thompson (Hamish, Bess) and Lee Ferry (Bracken).
Rescue Team: North of Tyne MRT.
Police Authority: Northumbria

27 Apr 18:00 North East 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Teesdale & Weardale MRT in a search for an 8 year old boy who had fallen in the river, nothing found Police enquires on going.

Dog Handlers: Pete Thompson (Hamish, Bess) and Karen Fisher (Sam).
Rescue Team: Teesdale & Weardale MRT.
Police Authority: Durham.

26 Apr 19:00 Mid Pennine 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Bolton MRT in a search for a 73 year old male, nothing found, Police enquires ongoing.

Dog Handler: Steve Garofalo (Finn).
Rescue Team: Bolton MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire.

08 Apr 15:00 Yorkshire Dales. Dog Find 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cave Rescue Organisation in a search for 5 lost walkers. Located safe and well by Search Dog Tara and Andy Colau.

Dog Handlers: Andy Colau (Tara) Bill Batson (Glen)
Rescue Team: CRO.
Police Authority: North Yorkshire.

06 Apr 23:00 Peak District 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Glossop MRT in a search for 3 walkers lost in the dark. Located by Glossop team members. 1 was stretchered off the hill and the other 2 were walked off.

Dog Handlers: Paul Taylor (Toby) and Ken Sloan (Abbie).
Rescue Teams: Glossop MRT and Woodhead MRT.
Police Authority :Derbyshire.

23 Mar 10:00 Peak District 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Edale MRT in the search for the 79 year old male missing from home, Police enquires still ongoing.

Dog Handlers: Nick Smith (Zak), Ellie Sherwin (Pepper) and Dave Mason (Meg).
Rescue Teams: Edale MRT and Derby MRT.
Police Authority: Derbyshire.

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22 Mar 12:30 Peak District 4 Dog Handlers were called to assist Edale MRT in a search for a 79 year old male missing from home. Police enquires ongoing.

Dog Handlers: Nick Smith (Zak), John Coombs (Flash), Dave Mason (Meg) and Mick Nield (Bob).
Rescue Teams: Edale MRT and Derby MRT.
Police Authority: Derbyshire

20 Mar 16:30 South West Peninsular 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT Tavistock in a search for a lost male walker. Located safe and well by Police Helicopter before the handlers were deployed.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max) and Nicki Lyons (Cavos).
Rescue Teams: Dartmoor SRT Tavistock and Dartmoor SRT Ashburton.
Police Authority: Devon & Cornwall.

20 Mar 12:00 Mid Pennine 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Bolton MRT in a search for a 22 year old despondent male. Police enquires ongoing.

Dog Handlers: Steve Garofalo (Finn) and Iain Nicholson (Mij) (Sarda Wales Trailing Dog).
Rescue Teams: Bolton MRT, Rossendale & Pendale MRT and Bowland Pennine MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire

17 Mar 21:15 Peak District 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Oldham MRT in a search for a 47 year old despondent male, he returned home the next day.

Dog Handlers: Mick Nield (Bob) and Steve Ward (Bryn).
Rescue Team: Oldham MRT.
Police Authority:Greater Manchester.

16 Mar 15:15 Mid Pennine 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Bowland Pennine MRT in a search for a 76 year old despondent male. Located deceased by Police.

Dog Handlers: Alison Nicholson (Floss) and Iain Nicholson (Mij – Trailing Search Dog).
Rescue Team: Bowland Pennine MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire

06 Mar 20:00 South West Peninsular 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Dartmoor SRT Plymouth in a search for a 75 year old male missing from a nursing home, located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handler: Alan Hill (Sunny).
Rsecue Team: Dartmoor SRT Plymouth.
Police Authority: Devon and Cornwall.

05 Mar 10:45 Yorkshire Dales 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association in a search for a 50 year old despondent male, located safe and well by Police outside the search area.

Dog Handlers: Kevin Stead (Gyp), Andy Colau (Tara) and Richard Hey (Molly).
Rescue Team: Upper Wharfedale FRA.
Police Authority: North Yorkshire.

04 Mar 09:00 South West Peninsular 4 Dog Handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a 72 year old male missing from a nursing home, located safe and well by Police at his home.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max), Nicki Lyons (Cavos), Matt Robertson (Scoot) and Shaun Roseveare (Tigger).
Rescue Team: Cornwall SRT.
Police Authority: Devon and Cornwall.

01 Mar 16:00 North East 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Cleveland MRT in a search for a 36 year old despondent male, located by Police Helicopter.

Dog Handler: Graeme White (Fern).
Rescue Team: Cleveland MRT.
Police Authority: Cleveland.

26 Feb 10:00 North East 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist North of Tyne MRT in a search for a 19 year old despondent male, located safe and well by Police well outside the search area.

Dog Handlers: Lee Ferry (Bracken), Ian Thompson (Ben) and Brian Allport (Sam).
Rescue Teams: North of Tyne MRT and Northumberland National Park MRT.
Police Authority: Northumberland

21 Feb 13:30 West Midlands 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Staffordshire Search and Rescue in a search for missing 20 year old male, Police enquires ongoing.

Dog Handlers: Nick Smith (Zak) and John Coombs (Biscuit).
Rescue Teams: Staffordshire SAR and Derby MRT.
Police Authority: Staffordshire.

20 Feb 13:30 North East 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist North Of Tyne MRT in the search for the 84 year old female, located safe and well outside the search area.

Dog Handlers: Pete Thompson (Hamish, Bess), Brian Allport (Sam) and Ian Thompson (Ben).
Rescue Team: North Of Tyne MRT.
Police Authority: Northumbria.

19 Feb 22:15 North East 3 Dog Handlers were called to assist North Of Tyne MRT in a search for a 84 year old female missing from home, Police enquires ongoing.

Dog Handlers: Pete Thompson (Hamish, Bess), Brian Allport (Sam) and Ian Thompson (Ben).
Rescue Team: North Of Tyne MRT.
Police Authority: Northumbria .

15 Feb 18:15 Peak District 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Buxton MRT in a search for a male walker who had reported himself lost, located safe and well by Buxton MRT members.

Dog Handlers: Nick Smith (Zac) and Ian Burley (Anya).
Rescue Teams: Buxton MRT and Glossop MRT.
Police Authority: Derbyshire.

15 Feb 10:00 Mid Pennine 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Bolton MRT in a search for a 80 year old female missing from home, located safe and well by Police outside the search area.

Dog Handler: Steve Garofalo (Finn).
Rescue Teams: Bolton MRT and Rossendale & Pendale MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire.

15 Feb 10:00 North East 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Scarborough & Ryedale MRT in a search for 19 year old despondent male, Police enquires on going.

Dog Handler: Richard Hey (Molly).
Rescue Teams: Scarborough & Ryedale MRT, Swaledale MRT, RAF MRT and North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue.
Police Authority: North Yorkshire.

09 Feb 20:00 Mid Pennine 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Bowland Pennine MRT in a search for a 80 year old male suffering with Alzheimer???s. Located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handlers: Alison Nicholson (Floss) and Iain Nicholson (Mij – Trailing Search Dog).
Rescue Team: Bowland Pennine MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire

08 Feb 15:15 South West Peninsular 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Dartmoor SRT Plymouth in a search for a 59 year old despondent male, located deceased the next day.

Dog Handler: Alan Hill (Sunny).
Rescue Teams: Dartmoor SRT (Plymouth) (Ashburton) and MCA Coastguard.
Police Authority: Devon and Cornwall.

04 Feb 20:00 Peak District DOG FIND 6 Dog Handlers were called to assist Glossop MRT in a search for a 74 year old male with hypothermia, who had been found by 2 fell runners, they called the Police with an approximate grid reference. Found by Search Dog Toby and Paul Taylor .

Dog Handlers: Paul Taylor (Toby), John Coombs (Flash), Mick Nield (Bob), Wayne Thackray (Dodge), Steve Ward (Bryn) and Ken Sloan (Abi).
Rescue Teams: Glossop MRT, Woodhead MRT, Edale MRT and Derby MRT.
Police Authority: Derbyshire.

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04 Feb 13:30 Mid Pennine 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Bolton MRT in a search for a 41 year old female. Located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handlers: Alison Nicholson (Floss) and Iain Nicholson (Mij – Trailing Search Dog).
Rescue Team: Bolton MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire

04 Feb 12:00 Mid Pennine 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Rossendale & Pendle MRT in a search for a vulnerable 41 year old male missing from hospital, located safe and well outside the search area.

Dog Handler: Steve Garofalo (Finn)
Rescue Team: Rossendale & Pendle MRT.
Police Authority: Lancashire.

03 Feb 20:00 Peak District 4 Dog Handlers were called to assist Buxton MRT in a search for 2 well equipped walkers who had reported themselves benighted, located cold and wet by Police Helicopter.

Dog Handlers: Ian Burley (Anya) and Nick Smith (Zak).
Rescue Teams: Buxton MRT and Edale MRT.
Police Authority: Derbyshire.

02 Feb 02:45 North East Region 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Cleveland SRT in a search for a male who was seen covered in blood, Police enquires ongoing.

Dog Handler: Graeme White (Fern).
Rescue Team: Cleveland SRT.
Police Authority: Cleveland.

31 Jan 19:45 North East Region 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Cleveland SRT in a search for a male walker who had reported himself lost, located safe and well by Police.

Dog Handler: Graeme White (Fern).
Rescue Team: Cleveland SRT.
Police Authority: Cleveland.

22 Jan 18:15 Peak District 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Kinder MRT in a search for 2 walkers, located safe and well by Kinder MRT members.

Dog Handler: Ian Burley (Anya).
Rescue Team: Kinder MRT.
Police Authority: Derbyshire.

22 Jan 09:00 South West Peninsular 5 Dog Handlers were called to assist Devon and Cornwall Police in the search for the 52 year old despondent female, located deceased outside the search area.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max), Nicki Lyons (Cavos), Matt Robertson (Scoot), Alan Hill (Sunny) and James Taylor-Short (Poppy).
Rescue Team: None.
Police Authority: Devon and Cornwall.

21 Jan 18:30 Peak District 2 Dog Handlers were called to assist Glossop MRT in a search for 3 walkers after they had reported one had an injury, Located and evacuated by Police helicopter.

Dog Handlers: Wayne Thackray (Dodge) and Ken Sloan (Abbie).
Team: Glossop MRT and Woodhead MRT.
Police Authority: Derbyshire.

21 Jan 10:00 South West Peninsular 6 Dog Handlers were called to assist Dartmoor SRT Tavistock in a search for a 52 year old despondent female, Police enquires ongoing.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max), Nicki Lyons (Cavos), Matt Robertson (Scoot), Catherine Jones (Jilly,Bizzy), Alan Hill (Sunny) and Ian Bertie (Ronnie)
Rescue Teams: Dartmoor SRT Tavistock, Plymouth, Ashburton.
Police Authority: Devon and Cornwall.

21 Jan 08:30 Peak District 6 Dog Handlers were called to assist Oldham MRT in a search for a 56 year old despondent male, Police enquires ongoing.

Dog Handlers: Wayne Thackray (Dodge), Ken Sloan (Abbie), Steve Garafalo (Finn), Paul Taylor (Toby), John Coombs (Flash) and Mick Nield (Bob).
Rescue Teams:Oldham MRT, Rossendale and Pendale MRT.
Police Authority: Greater Manchester.

18 Jan 19:00 South West Peninsular 3 Dog handlers were called to assist Cornwall SRT in a search for a despondent male, stood down on route when he was located deceased by Police.

Dog Handlers: Alex Lyons (Max), Nicki Lyons (Cavos) and Ian Bertie (Ronnie)
Rescue Team: Cornwall SRT
Police Authority: Devon and Cornwall.

07 Jan 18:00 Peak District DOG FIND 1 Dog Handler was called to assist Glossop MRT in a search for a 50 year old male who had reported himself lost in the dark, he was located by Search Dog Toby and Paul Taylor walking back to his car park after 2 minutes from the car park.

Dog Handler: Paul Taylor (Toby).
Rescue Team: Glossop MRT.
Police Authority Derbyshire.

02 Jan 05:00 Lake District 4 Dog Handlers were called to assist Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dogs, in a search for a 42 year old male walker, who had not returned to his hotel. Police enquires discovered that he had left the area by bus, having not paid his accommodation bill.

Dog Handlers: Pete Thompson (Hamish), Ian Thompson (Ben), Mick Neil (Bob) and Steve Ward (Bryn).
Rescue Teams: Patterdale MRT, Penrith MRT and Kirby Stephen MRT.
Police Authority: Cumbria.