SARDOC Training at Watertower Place

Many thanks to Master Planner Gregory Howell and owner Ryan Williams for inviting SARDOC handlers to host their Statewide weekend at Watertower Place in Pueblo! This huge facility was built in 1916 and is currently being renovated as a huge shopping and apartment complex. It was a wonderful learning opportunity for dogs and handlers. Thanks to Southern Director Ina Bernard for all her work in setting it up!

November 8, 2021 in Uncategorized by

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New HRD & Airscent Team!

Congratulations to team Ronin for passing their Human Remains and Wilderness Air Scent Certification Tests! Kate Fernhoff and Ronin are now qualified to represent SARDOC throughout Colorado and beyond on HRD and Wilderness searches.

Kate and Ronin field with Park County Search and Rescue.

October 25, 2021 in Uncategorized by

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Quest 2010-2021

SARDOC has sadly lost a great trailing dog. Rigby’s Canyon Quest died early in October after a battle with cancer.

Quest was the successful and devoted partner to Nancy May and they fielded with Grand County SAR in Utah. Please see her page under “Past Heroes” for more on her life and career.

October 19, 2021 in Uncategorized by

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Congrats to SARDOC’S Newest Airscent Team!

SARDOC is proud to announce that Ronnie Guenther & her beautiful Shepherd, Hamish, have just completed their final certification test as an airscent team! Ronnie and Hamish have worked very hard and will be a huge asset in the field.

Ronnie and Hamish field with Larimer County SAR.

October 17, 2021 in Uncategorized by

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American Avalanche Association’s Avalanche Dog Memorial List

“Avalanche rescue dogs are as much a part of a rescue team or ski patrol as their human handlers. The American Avalanche Association now has a list to recognize those dogs that have passed on after their career and to recognize the time and efforts of their human handlers to train these dogs.” (Halsted Morris) This list has been posted on the A3 website. More will be added to honor these great teams:…

September 14, 2021 in Uncategorized by

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New SARDOC Certified HRD Team!

SARDOC is proud to announce that team Jay Rigdon and Sprite have completed full certification as a Human Remains Detection Team.

Jay and Sprite field with West Elk Mountain Rescue.


September 14, 2021 in Uncategorized by

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Congratulations to Ted Katauskas and K9 Stryker who have passed their T3 Progression Test. The T3 is the first of many tests that must be taken to move forward towards certification. It is a 1/2 mile, discrimination trailing test. Strong team!

September 2, 2021 in Uncategorized by

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SARDOC Hosts Multi-Agency Training

This past weekend of August 28th-29th, SARDOC hosted a multi-agency training on a private ranch near Bailey, CO. Participating agencies included Arapahoe Rescue Patrol, Flight for Life, Civil Air Patrol, Park County SAR, Chaffee County SAR, and Teller County SAR. Thanks to everyone for a great training!

September 1, 2021 in Uncategorized by

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New Operational Support Members:

SARDOC is happy to announce the following personnel are now certified in Operational Support to assist handlers on missions with navigation and general support:

Corrie Jones, Grand County SAR

Ted Katauskas, Vail Mountain Rescue

Ted Katauskas and Stryker

And from Arapahoe Rescue Patrol:

Cade Varela

Isara Luckenbill

Payton Schueppert

Jack Hickisch

Camden Fitzpatrick

Tayah Danser

Dylan Colbensen

June 23, 2021 in Uncategorized by

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SARDOC Hosts Mission Ready Training

SARDOC hosted a full weekend of “Mission Ready” scenario problems May 14-16th for teams to prepare for real world missions. Arapahoe Rescue Patrol organized the teams for fielding on their “mock missions”. Many thanks to the Homestead near Bailey for their awesome support of SARDOC!

May 24, 2021 in Uncategorized by

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