On occasion, GA Piedmont Search and Rescue Team loses members of its family, whether they are human or canine.  We want to remember and honor those  Team members who have passed and their dedication and service that made such a difference to the lives of others



2006 – 2012

K-9 Zeus was a six year old purebred German shepherd who was certified with NSDA and NASAR in HRD and also certified with the United States Mantrailing Association in trailing. His handler was Mike O’Connor who is a member of Georgia Piedmont K9 Search and Rescue team. Zeus was a hard worker who took his job very seriously as could be seen in his calm and methodical demeanor as he searched for the missing. Team member have participated in many searches with Mike and Zeus and said you could not find a better team to work with. Our hearts go out to Mike in his loss. Both Georgia Piedmont as well as the search and rescue community has lost a valuable asset and friend in the passing of Zeus.