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An Inside View of K9 Search and Rescue Teams

Recently CSD Members Suzanne Elshult and Guy Mansfield. accompanied by K9 Keb, did a presentation for employees at the Arc'teryx headquarters in Vancouver, B.C. They gave a formal presentation entitled "An Inside View of K9 Search and Rescue Teams: Making a Difference...

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Reflections

As we leave 2022 behind and jump into 2023, we hope that you will take a moment to read our "Reflections" on this past year. You can read it here. We are grateful to all who have supported us and we look forward to lots of new quality trainings in the New Year!

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#Giving Tuesday is November 29th!

#GivingTuesday is known as the "global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world." We are grateful for the donations and support we receive on #GivingTuesday and on every day of the year! With...

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Giving Thanks

Finding space to train our search dogs is always a challenge, so we were so grateful to be able to train recently at a wonderful spot courtesy of Harold and Moira. They generously allowed us to use their fabulous Sniffspot for an evening of training! You can book...

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It’s #Thankful Thursday!

Why are we thankful? Because not only did we meet our $1,000 goal for #GiveBIG, we exceeded it! We are so grateful to have a community of people who believe in our mission. Without you, we would not be able to do what we do. Thank you!!!

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GiveBIG 2022 is May 3 – 4!

GiveBIG is a statewide fundraising campaign where individuals and organizations come together across Washington to invest in our communities and early giving has started! Our goal this year is to raise $1,000 to support our upcoming Advanced Marker workshop and our...

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We’ve Received a Grant from the Tulalip Tribe!

We are so grateful to have received a grant from The Tulalip Tribe to support our workshop this summer. We will be bringing in 2 Master Trainers from the Center for Forensic Training and Education to work with local search dog teams! It is this type of community...

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K9 Keb Nominated for K9 Hero Award

Our very own K9 Keb was recently nominated for the American Humane Hero Dog Awards which is an annual, nationwide competition that searches out and recognizes America’s Hero Dogs.  You can read more about Keb and vote daily for her in the search and rescue category to...

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Service Animal Eye Exam Registration Opens April 1st

The 2022 ACVO/Epicur National Service Animal Eye Exam Event will be taking place during the month of May.  This event is a philanthropic event that provides free, ocular screening eye exams to qualified Service and Working Animals each May.  These exams are...

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Helping Our Canadian Friends

Suzanne Elshult, who is a National Search Dog Alliance (NSDA) Principal Evaluator in multiple disciplines, recently returned from a three-day trip to Mission, British Columbia, where she tested K9 SAR teams wanting to get the NSDA Human Remains Detection (HRD) Land...

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