Alamo Area Search and Rescue (AASAR) is a non-profit, all volunteer search and rescue team based in the San Antonio, Texas area. All of our responders (human and canine) are certified by nationally recognized agencies prior to deployment. Training with AASAR doesn’t end at certification. Our search specialists spend an average of 15 hours per week training.
Our members are committed to constantly continuing their education to improve their skills.
- Ground Support/Wilderness Search Specialists
- Trailing Canines
- Air Scent Canines (Wilderness Area Search Dogs)
- Human Remains Detection Canines (HR Canines)
- Water Recovery Canines
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Our volunteers provide search and rescue resources to public safety agencies in Texas free of charge. Our team currently consists of Wilderness Search Specialists and Search and Rescue Canines.
Since June 2008, Alamo Area Search and Rescue has responded to over 250 search missions in 18 counties in Texas. We have provided a variety of resources to over 30 different public safety agencies.
Alamo Area Search and Rescue will only respond to calls from law enforcement or the responsible local, state, or federal agency. With approval from the responsible agency, Alamo Area Search and Rescue will assist other search organizations.