Rescue Me Kit

Scent Article/DNA Kits-Copyrighted method of scent preservation kits and DNA to assist Law Enforcement and Emergency Responders for the missing.

Please join us in celebrating the labor, heart, dedication, and success of what a group of volunteers and supporters can do to help others.

Where: Lakes Park, The Lodge, 7330 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908

When: March 17, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Details: Let us thank you for being a part of the growth and success of Southwest Florida K9 Search Unit. Lunch will be served around noon by the team in appreciation to all who have been a part of this journey. Plenty of activities in the park and a lot of catching up to do with past, present team members, associates, and agencies. Lakes Park information is available on the website.

Invitees: All that have been a part of the team and our successes over the past 30 years, all agency representatives we have worked with, all those that have supported us, believed it could be done and kept us moving forward. Service dog friendly but it’s about the humans this time.
Parking: Parking fee by County is $1 per hour or $5 for the day.

Rsvp: It is a catered event, and if at all possible we would like a head count by March 4, 2024, so please email your attendance to Southwest Florida K-9 Search Unit at

Don’t forget to bring the kids as there is plenty to do and our Youth Division will be in attendance as well.
Any pictures or articles of SWFK9 you may have please bring along with you so we can enjoy and share.

The Southwest Florida K-9 Search Unit is a non-profit team made up of highly trained volunteer support personnel, K-9 handlers, trainers and their canines. Our purpose is to assist law enforcement agencies, fire departments and emergency management services in a time of disaster or community need.

Professional Credentials

Professional credentials are earned and are awarded by a recognized professional organization to verify one’s professional qualifications and competence. They attest to a formal process and successful completion of set forth criteria by professional organizations.

Youth Division

Volunteer group that ranges anywhere from elementary to high schoolers and college bound students to teach about K9 Search and Rescue. The Youth Division is also great for learning life skills such as teamwork, honesty, and friendship.

Support Our Team

Support Southwest Florida K-9 Search Unit so we can continue to assist law enforcement agencies, fire departments and emergency management services in a time of disaster or community need.

24-Hour Emergency Dispatch Number:

Non-Emergency Number:
(239) 349-0097

Mailing Address:
SW Florida K9 Search
P.O. Box 61206
Fort Myers, FL 33906