Mission Summaries (2020 thru 2023)
12/21-12/22/22: Missing adult male in Gunnison County.Live-find Air Scent and HRD team called to assist multiple resources in locating missing adult male in Gunnison County. Dogs showed interest in partially frozen Gunnison […]
11/03/2022: 76 YOM failed to return to hunting camp.Air Scent and HRD teams requested to help locate 76 YOM who did not return to hunting camp. Dog team stood down en-route.
09/14/2022: HRD teams requested to locate skull from cold case in wilderness area of Pitkin CountySkull located visually by foot teams, aiding in closing the cold case.
09/09/2022: HRD teams follow up on skull found in Routt Co. from mission on 8/14/22.HRD Teams requested to search new area where a skull was found earlier in week in Routt Co. from mission on 8/14. 3 HRD dog teams […]
08/14/2022: HRD teams requested to assist Routt County in locating human remainsTwo teams search assignments. Nothing found in areas searched by dogs. See 9/9/2022 mission.
08/10/2022: Missing autistic team in Jeffco.Air Scent and Trailing teams requested to help locate autistic teen in suburban area in Jefferson County. Subject located prior to dog team being deployed.
07/14/2022: Juvenile missing in Larimer Co. wilderness.Air Scent teams requested to locate missing juvenile in wilderness area in Larimer County. Subject located alive by other means.
06/26/2022: Dog teams requested to locate 2 missing trail runners.Air Scent and Trailing teams requested to help locate two missing trail runners. Subjects located prior to dog teams being deployed.
06/11/2022: HRD teams requested to assist SO in Montrose cold case.HRD teams requested to assist SO in cold case in Montrose. Dogs showed change of behavior in area but were unable to enter home. SO will […]
05/03/2022: Air Scent team requested for search of missing child in Larimer Co.Air Scent team requested for search of missing child in Larimer Co.. Child located by foot team prior to dog team being deployed.
04/30/2022: Assistance requested in location of possible suicide victim in Clear Creek County.Air Scent team assistance requested in location of possible suicide victim in Clear Creek County. Subject located prior to team being deployed.
4/22: Air Scent team requested for missing person in Park CountySubject located prior to dog team being deployed.
04/03/2022: Air Scent teams on stand-by for possible plane crash in Larimer CountySubject located prior to dog teams being deployed.
2/27/22: Air Scent team on stand-by for avalanche in Marble involving 4 snowshoers.3 self-recovered, 4th person and their dog were missing. Dog team stood down with recovery planned following next day.
02/15/2022: HRD team requested to assist multi-agency mission in locating possible homicide victim in Conifer area.HRD team requested to assist multi-agency mission in locating possible homicide victim in Conifer area. Subject located prior to dog teams being deployed.
SARDOC Training at Watertower PlaceMany 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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Baloo 2012-2020SARDOC is saddened by the passing of Baloo, 8 1/2 year old black Lab handled by Janie Merickel. Thank you, Baloo and Janie, for your years […]
New Operational Support!SARDOC Welcomes Tom Germain to the ranks of Certified Personnel. Tom has passed all requirements for Certified Support to navigate for dog teams in the field. […]
Training at the Great Sand Dunes National Park!Dale Culver, head ranger of the Great Sand Dunes National Park, invited SAR Dog teams back for a second year of great training at the Dunes. […]
SARDOC Teams with NecroSearchSARDOC invited instructor, Wayne Bryant, from NecroSearch to train and give presentations on Human Remains Detection on Grand Mesa. Teams trained on imprinting, Rubble fields, and […]
RECCO 2009-2020SARDOC and the SAR Community are devastated to lose Recco, a longtime SAR dog. Handled by Andrea and John Reller with Summit County Rescue Group, Recco […]
In Memory of K9 Vozco12/13/10-9/19/20 The SAR world is greatly saddened by the sudden loss of K9 Vozco. Vozco was the amazing partner of Greg Slavit. They were certified with […]
New Operational Support!SARDOC welcomes Bob Lovelace into the ranks of Operational Support! Bob has completed his requirements to field as a certified navigator for SARDOC dog teams.
Ridgway Water TrainingSARDOC enjoyed a great water training at Ridgway Reservoir. Many thanks to State Park Personnel and divers who facilitated this training so the dogs could hone […]
SARDOC, ARP, and PCSAR a Winning Team!Arapahoe Rescue Patrol and Park County Search and Rescue joined SARDOC the weekend of August 8th at a beautiful ranch near Bailey for a three day […]
Sage 2007-2020SARDOC is saddened at the loss of Sage, a longtime Trailing dog handled by Karen Williams with Larimer County Search and Rescue. These two have been […]
SARDOC ReadinessSearch and Rescue Dogs of Colorado (SARDOC) remains ready for the call. Certified/Deployable Handlers and Support members are maintaining their readiness. As many organizations have also done, SARDOC has developed a […]
Denver Urban Training!Many thanks to the owners of the Marilyn Hickey Building for allowing SARDOC dogs 2 full days and 1 evening of non-stop training. Arapahoe Rescue Patrol […]
2020 County Sheriffs’ ConferenceOn January 8th & 9th, SARDOC was honored once again to meet old friends and new at our booth at the annual County Sheriffs’ of Colorado […]
Savannah 2010-2019Savannah was a beautiful red Lab full of amazing energy and happiness. She worked with SARDOC from 2010-2013 and then she and her handler, Dennis McLaughlin, […]
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