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Keb is a Finalist for American Humane Hero Dog!

Keb is a Finalist for American Humane Hero Dog!

We are beyond thrilled to learn that our very own K9 Keb has been selected as a 2022 Search and Rescue Dog Finalist in the American Humane Hero Dog Competition!  She was selected as the Hero Dog in the Search and Rescue Category and will now join six other...

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Seeking Resolutions

Seeking Resolutions

The AKC Family Dog Magazine (July/Aug 2022) just published an article about our President Suzanne Elshult and her two certified human remains detection dogs, Keb and Kili. You can read the article here.

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Heat Injury in Working K9s

Heat Injury in Working K9s

As the temperature heats up, be sure that you have a good working knowledge of how to prevent and treat heat injury in your K9. This article reprinted with permission from HRD Specialized K-9 Training has excellent information to help you keep your K9 safe during the...

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K9 Keb Goes on TV!

K9 Keb Goes on TV!

Recently our President, Suzanne Elshult, and search dog Keb were featured on a segment on the New Day show on King TV. Suzanne shared Keb's work in helping to bring home the lost and the missing. Keb was totally unfazed by the bright lights and all the attention! You...

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Advanced Markers & Reward Systems Seminar is a Wrap!

Advanced Markers & Reward Systems Seminar is a Wrap!

We were thrilled to host the Advanced Markers and Reward Systems seminar taught by Jo Huxel of Wildfang Canine Consulting. The class was filled with “ah ha” moments, deep thinking about how we communicate with our dogs and applications of multiple maker systems,...

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K9 Keb Made the Semi-Finals!

K9 Keb Made the Semi-Finals!

Congratulations to K9 Keb who made it into the semi-finals for the American Humane Hero Dog Awards as one of three dogs in the Search and Rescue category! The American Humane Hero Dog Awards is an annual, nationwide competition that recognizes the heroes on both end...

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Our Most Recent Online class

Our Most Recent Online class

We were excited to host Eric Rosenberg of the WA State SAR Planning Unit in presenting the online Practical SARTopo for Field Responders class. This class is designed to arm field responders with practical SARTopo knowledge as SARTopo and the accompanying CalTopo app...

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It’s #Thankful Thursday!

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 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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Big Congratulations!

Big Congratulations!

Congratulations to Janiece Miller & K9 Parker (right) and Candice Church & K9 Mo (left) for successfully passing their Foundation Skills Assessment (FSA)! The FSA is the first of two tests on the path to becoming a certified Disaster Search and Rescue K9 Team....

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We’ve Received a Grant from the Tulalip Tribe!

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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