We do not do animal rescues. We suggest you contact you local Humane Society or animal rescue organization.
Frequently Asked Questions?
Our Explorer Post 1574 is looking for new Explorers. If you are between 14 and 20. Come to one of our business meetings and see what our Explorer Post is all about.
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There are several ways for one to join. Are you looking for an Adult application? If so, go to the Membership page and download the application .pdf, fill it out and mail it to our address or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you're looking for an Explorer application, go to the Explorers page and download the application.
Adult applications require a $20 (one time) application fee payable at the time of application. Explorer application requires a $10 yearly fee paid at time of application. The fee covers special events though out the year. Plus it covers the yearly liability insurance through the BSA.
How to turn in your application
All applicants must pass a background check conducted by the Adams County Sheriff's Office.
Rampart Search and Rescue does not do animal rescues, nor do our dogs look for any animals. the reason our dogs are not trained to search for animals, they would never look for humans. They would go off on some rabbit and leave a victim out there in harms way.
If you are looking for a animal rescue look in the phone book. Call your local Humane Society, animal shelter or local vet for a group that does animal rescues in your area.
Rampart Search and Rescue has spent many hours of personal time and money for training the largest bloodhounds teams in the USA for human scent.
Our when requested will go out of Colorado. We sent two teams after Hurricane Katrina for two week, until we started to get shot at in Sidel and a dog team was requested in Wyoming looking for a Alzheimer's patient. So yes; we do get out on occasion.
Rampart Search and Rescue has been designated as the search and rescue provider for Adams County, Colorado by Sheriff Douglas N. Darr under statutory authority. Rampart is also a member of the Colorado Search and Rescue Board and is listed as a state asset in the Colorado Resource Mobilization Plan.
Several breeds in the sporting, hound, and working groups can be very suitable for search and rescue. We suggest that the handler determine which breed(s) they believe would best suit their lifestyle as this puppy will be a member of their household for the life of the puppy. A list of breeds often found working search and rescue is:
PLEASE NOTE: Rampart Search and Rescue is not a agency that trains dogs. Only members that have, or the team was donated a search dog; can become a Rampart search K9. With that said, if you have a dog and you have been on another SAR team, then you are welcome to contact us for membership.
Any time is the best time to join. We are always looking for Adults and Explorer members.