THOMAS FIRE UPDATES: All SDF's dogs and staff were safely evacuated Monday evening and remain well cared for off-campus. Please follow our social media feeds and check back here for updates as we continue to work through this disaster together. [Click here to see the latest SDF news related to the Thomas Fire incident.]

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Founded in 1996, the National Disaster Search Dog Foundation (SDF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Santa Paula, California. Our mission is to strengthen disaster response in America by rescuing and recruiting dogs and partnering them with firefighters and other first responders to find people buried alive in the wreckage of disasters.

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