The Philippine K-9 Search and Rescue Foundation, Inc. was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on June 24, 2003 by the members of the Philippine Canine Search and Rescue Association, Inc. It is an operating organization and financing arm of the Philippine Canine Search and Rescue Association, Inc. Its main office is located at 1078 ANSA II Bldg. Room 305 3F Montojo cor. Pasong Tamo St., Makati City. The foundation has 30 volunteers and 12 members of the Board of Trustees.
It was certified for one (1) year on May 17, 2010 and has applied for renewal of certification. Total donations received for the last two (2) years is P341,200.00.
Its purposes (V-M-G), among others, are to educate, train and provide highly trained search dog teams for search and rescue missions. The Foundation?s programs/projects now focus on the following areas: Training of Search Dogs, organizing tests and certifications for Search Dog Teams in the Philippines and promotion of using trained dogs for search and rescue missions. The organization operates nationwide.
They have rescued more than thousand families who were victims of disasters/calamities, and a number of bodies recovered from mudslides.
The organization has an approved budget of P1,440,000.00 for year 2011. Its sources of income include donations from individuals, corporations, fund raising project (Dog Day Afternoon) and annual membership dues.