Recent Calls
Fri. Sep 26th 2014
Luzerne County - missing bicyclist in White Haven

Valley Search & Rescue was called to assist in locating a missing female bicyclist near White Haven, Luzerne County, PA

Read more »
Thu. Jul 10th 2014
Monroe County - Missing 64 year old female in Analomink

Valley Search & Rescue was called to assist in locating a missing 64 year old female in Analomink, Monroe County, PA

Read more »
Tue. Jul 1st 2014
Carbon County - Missing 10 year old in Summit Hill

Valley Search & Rescue was called to assist locating a missing 10 year old in Summit Hill, Carbon County, PA

Read more »
News Headlines
Sun. Nov 24th 2013
Free and simple way to help support VSAR this Holiday Season

Make the holidays even more special for Valley Search & RescueHi,Even people who don't shop often shop online this ti...

Read more »
Sat. Sep 7th 2013
Valley Search & Rescue to participate in Woofstock 2013 to support Allentown's first Dog Park

JOIN US FOR ALLENTOWN WOOFSTOCK! FUNDRAISER FOR ALLENTOWN'S FIRST DOG PARK SEPTEMBER 7, 2013    12:0...

Read more »
Mon. Apr 22nd 2013
Valley Search & Rescue announces vehicle purchase

The Officers and members of Valley Search & Rescue are pleased to announce that they have recently purchased a vehicle fo...

Read more »
Picture Gallery
K9 Unit Training-Jacobsburg State Park 12/14/08
Lakota finishes her trail and finds Lorraine. Lakota gets lots of praise and "play reward" for her find.
122 entries the in Picture Gallery
As the fog lifts. Aaron, Bren and Audie
Trexler March 03,2012
As the fog lifts. Aaron, Bren and Audie
Map check time. Aaron, Audie and Bren
Trexler March 03,2012
Map check time. Aaron, Audie and Bren
Whats for lunch Scott?
Trexler March 03,2012
Whats for lunch Scott?
getting ready for lunch
Trexler March 03,2012
getting ready for lunch
Tasks head out. Dan, Scott and Chrissy
Trexler March 03,2012
Tasks head out. Dan, Scott and Chrissy
Search areas are plotted on a topographic map in preparation for conducting searches using air scent canines.
Training - June 19, 2010
Search areas are plotted on a topographic map in preparation for conducting searches using air scent canines.
Our equipment trailer was pulled to training by Assistant Chief Petrohoy.
Training - June 19, 2010
Our equipment trailer was pulled to training by Assistant Chief Petrohoy.
Our base of operations for the day's training.
Training - June 19, 2010
Our base of operations for the day's training.
K-9 Coordinator Richards (in red shirt) briefs handlers before conducting runaways with a new search dog.  Runaways are an early skill taught to new canines to teach them search techniques.
Training - June 19, 2010
K-9 Coordinator Richards (in red shirt) briefs handlers before conducting "runaways" with a new search dog. Runaways are an early skill taught to new canines to teach them search techniques.
K-9 Coordinator Richards (in red shirt) briefs handlers before conducting runaways with a new search dog.  Runaways are an early skill taught to new canines to teach them search techniques.
Training - June 19, 2010
K-9 Coordinator Richards (in red shirt) briefs handlers before conducting "runaways" with a new search dog. Runaways are an early skill taught to new canines to teach them search techniques.
Sage relaxes with team member Dwayne Rothrock between demonstrations at the Petfest event.
Lehigh German Shepherd Dog Club PetFest, Alburtis 10/10/09
Sage relaxes with team member Dwayne Rothrock between demonstrations at the Petfest event.
Sage, and her handler Julie Landis, present K9 search and Rescue information and demonstrations at the Lehigh German Shepherd Dog Club PetFest in Alburtis PA.
Lehigh German Shepherd Dog Club PetFest, Alburtis 10/10/09
Sage, and her handler Julie Landis, present K9 search and Rescue information and demonstrations at the Lehigh German Shepherd Dog Club PetFest in Alburtis PA.
Brooke and Okie man the VSAR booth.
Emergency Services Community Days 09/19/09
Brooke and Okie man the VSAR booth.
Brooke and Okie meet some of the youngest atendees at the Emergency Services Community Days event
Emergency Services Community Days 09/19/09
Brooke and Okie meet some of the youngest atendees at the Emergency Services Community Days event
VSAR team is on hand to represent Search and Rescue at this event designed to promote all aspects of Community Service held a the Lehigh Valley Expo Center in Allentown PA. Team member John Yankausas and team K9 Sage meet and greet event attendees.
Emergency Services Community Days 09/19/09
VSAR team is on hand to represent Search and Rescue at this event designed to promote all aspects of Community Service held a the Lehigh Valley Expo Center in Allentown PA. Team member John Yankausas and team K9 Sage meet and greet event attendees.
VSAR team is on hand to represent Search and Rescue at this event designed to promote all aspects of Community Service held a the Lehigh Valley Expo Center in Allentown PA. Team members Booke Sine and John Yankausas spend some time with team K9 Okie at the VSAR booth.
Emergency Services Community Days 09/19/09
VSAR team is on hand to represent Search and Rescue at this event designed to promote all aspects of Community Service held a the Lehigh Valley Expo Center in Allentown PA. Team members Booke Sine and John Yankausas spend some time with team K9 Okie at the VSAR booth.
The team gets in a little night work at the lake.
Beltzville Lake DiscoverE Camp 08/14/09
The team gets in a little night work at the lake.
Everyone follows along to see the K9 demonstration.
Beltzville Lake DiscoverE Camp 08/14/09
Everyone follows along to see the K9 demonstration.
Bren and Okie present wilderness safety information and how dogs are used in search and rescue.
Beltzville Lake DiscoverE Camp 08/14/09
Bren and Okie present wilderness safety information and how dogs are used in search and rescue.
VSAR arrives for the second of two presentations to the DiscoverE Campers.
Beltzville Lake DiscoverE Camp 08/14/09
VSAR arrives for the second of two presentations to the DiscoverE Campers.
Julie and Sage wait to demonstrate search dog skills at the Chapel Field Grove in Normal Square.
Mahoning Valley Lioness/Lions Mtg 08/13/09
Julie and Sage wait to demonstrate search dog skills at the Chapel Field Grove in Normal Square.
Bren Richards, Julie Landis and Dwayne Rothrock present a program about search and rescue dogs to the Lioness and Lions clubs.
Mahoning Valley Lioness/Lions Mtg 08/13/09
Bren Richards, Julie Landis and Dwayne Rothrock present a program about search and rescue dogs to the Lioness and Lions clubs.
Okie and Sage swim together!! They had a blast, Okie has turned Sage into an official retriever!
A quick swim between events-Mauch Chunk Lake 08/13/09
Okie and Sage swim together!! They had a blast, Okie has turned Sage into an official retriever!
Okie swims.....
A quick swim between events-Mauch Chunk Lake 08/13/09
Okie swims.....
Sage swims....
A quick swim between events-Mauch Chunk Lake 08/13/09
Sage swims....
Sage has a new PDF and prepare to have a swim.
A quick swim between events-Mauch Chunk Lake 08/13/09
Sage has a new PDF and prepare to have a swim.
Sage plays a game of tug after her search dog demo for the CCEEC campers.
CCEEC Conservation Camp Hickory Run State Park 08/13/09
Sage plays a game of tug after her search dog demo for the CCEEC campers.
The team meets with the CCEEC campers to answer questions.
CCEEC Conservation Camp Hickory Run State Park 08/13/09
The team meets with the CCEEC campers to answer questions.
Bren and Okie Talk to the campers about wilderness safety and Search and Rescue dogs.
CCEEC Conservation Camp Hickory Run State Park 08/13/09
Bren and Okie Talk to the campers about wilderness safety and Search and Rescue dogs.
122 entries the in Picture Gallery
GoodSearch

Goodsearch: You Search...We Give!

Half Staff Notifications
iGive

iGive.com

NSDA

Public Outreach

Would your school or group be interested in a Search and Rescue presentation or demonstration?

 

Contact us

 

Presentations are available for childrens and adults groups of all kinds and include:

Wilderness Safety, Anatomy of SAR,  and K9 Unit Demo's

 

Contact VSAR today to schedule your presentation!

 

Picture Gallery
Website Search
Contact Information
Valley Search and Rescue
PO BOX 22811
Lehigh Valley, PA 18002-2811
Non-Emergency: 484-629-VSAR 484-629-8727
Emergency: 1-888-K94-VSAR 1-888-594-8727
Member Login