K9 & Handler

Congratulations Team Parker!

Congratulations to our team President Janiece Miller and K9 Parker on achieving their Airscent recertification with SARDUS! We are proud of the great work that this team continues to do.

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Meet Cider!

Oh, Cider - the places you will go training for Disaster/Live Find with Handler Candice! You'll be learning from big brother Mo who already has his certification in Disaster/Live Find. Welcome to the Team!

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Welcome to Our Latest Team Member!

Please join us in welcoming the latest addition to the team - K9 Zigmund (meaning: Victorious Protector) - better known as Ziggy! His handler is Founding CSD Member Chris Terpstra who currently works his black lab, Makalu. Ziggy - you have some big "paws" to fill, and...

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Congratulations Candice and K9 Mo!

We are so proud of our team member Candice and her K9 partner Monet (better known as Mo!) for passing their USAR (Disaster-Live-Find) Certification Evaluation, hosted by Washington Task Force 1. This team works hard to maintain their readiness to respond should...

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Two New Certifications!

We are so happy to announce that our President Janiece Miller and her K9 Parker, and our Vice President Candice Church and her K9 Mo achieved their Disaster Certification Evaluation - Live Find recently in Tulsa, OK! This test has multiple components including...

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Spring Trailing Seminar is a Wrap!

We've just completed our spring trailing workshop with 10 K9 teams participating. Instructors Denise Alvord and Nick Hodgen of Crosswinds Canine were phenomenal! We are grateful to The Creag Foundation for their financial support for this seminar. Here are a few...

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Congratulations Chris and K9 Makalu!

CSD Member Chris along with K9 Makalu recently passed their National Search Dog Alliance Avalanche First Responder certification! In addition to this certification, Chris and Makalu maintain third-party certifications in Wilderness Airscent with Large Source and Human...

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Congratulations Suzanne and Kili!

Suzanne Elshult and K9 Kili recently passed their National Search Dog Alliance recertification in Human Remains Detection. We are so proud of this dedicated and talented team! Suzanne and K9 Kili also have a certification in Historical Human Remains Detection from the...

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Grant Received!

We are so honored to be selected for a grant from the Corey Borg-Massanari Foundation to support our Snow & Avalanche Training being held in January, 2023! This project is funded in part by the Initiative Foundation, a regional community foundation. We are so...

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New Certification

Congratulations to CSD Member Chris Terpstra and K9 Makalu on their recent certification in Human Remains - Open Water/Shoreline! Chris and Makalu add this new certification to their others which include Airscent, Avalanche and Human Remains - Land. This versatile...

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Workshop with K9Sensus Foundation is a Wrap!

3 days of learning over in a flash!  We were so pleased to bring Robin Greubel with the K9Sensus Foundation to the Pacific Northwest.  K9 teams and auditors worked hard to improve their skills and we all got to enjoy the company of great people and wonderful dogs! We...

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