Articles by: Kristin Pugh

Mock Search Training: Nevada County

On 2/10/24, four CARDA certified scent-specific trailing teams participated in a mock search for CARDA President, Carol Shapiro, who went “missing” the prior evening. CARDA member Jeff Landre was the Incident Commander. Each trailing team was flanked by a CARDA member. The LKP is in an urban environment.  SAR Topo […]

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“Right Dog for the Job”

Revisiting a good article “Whether it is a missing child, a father who went hiking and never returned, or a brother suspected of having perished in a fire, those who seek CARDA’s help have one thing in common: a search for answers that will bring their loved ones home. Training […]

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Certification News: “Griffin” and Ken Volz

Congratulations on passing the Avalanche Search Dog certification for the State of California. Thank you for your hard work to achieve and maintain certification. CARDA Little known fact, Ken Volz was a member of the US Speed Ski Team and has a personal best of 110.6 mph in 1983. Currently […]

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