"Mounted SAR is a unique way for me to continue serving after my military service and use my riding and dog handling skills."
- Melissa Schmalhorst, STMSAR Founder, Veteran Military Working Dog Handler/Trainer
South Texas SAR is a 501c3 non-profit that consist of Veterans and Supporters with certified mounted search and rescue horses and detection canines. Though we are based in South Texas our mission is to look for people lost or missing nationally and internationally (K9) with law enforcement, forensics and Search and Rescue organizations.
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We rely on fundraising efforts, our sponsors and donations from the public to pay for our training, purchase specialized equipment and provide travel reimbursement (when possible) for searches and training sessions. All donations are tax-deductible. https://paypal.me/stmsar
We Are Proudly Sponsored By
To protect those who protected our families, communities, and our America.
To ensure the best quality of life for our nation’s retired Military Working Dogs and Police K-9 Heroes through providing assistance with medical costs, food, and end of duty services.
To ensure each K-9 Hero is rewarded with health and the way of life that they deserve for their faithful and loyal service. To educate the public on the costs and responsibilities of adopting a retired K-9 Hero. To help cover or offset all medical, food, and end of duty costs for retired K-9 Heroes.