"We do not rise to the level of our expectations. We fall to the level of our training.” Archilochus 650 BC
Search Dog Organization of America (SDONA)'s mission is simple: To develop and nurture a program grounded in science-based functional training where K9 handlers and their dogs can train, test, and challenge themselves to the highest level possible.
To support this mission, SDONA is committed to the following:
Providing sound, useful and functional educational opportunities for SAR Dog handlers and trainers.
Providing realistic, skill based operational testing opportunities that meet internationally “benchmarked” standards.
Calling all K9 SAR Handlers! SDONA is sponsoring a special K9 SAR Division for the Logan Haus Kennels Canine Mud Run. SDONA will be providing cash prizes for 1st ($200), 2nd ($100), and 3rd ($75) place. What better New Year's Resolution than to up your fitness training program to participate in the Canine Mud Run on October 6, 2018! Start training now and we hope to see you all this fall!
We invite you to explore our organization and the diversity of resources for K9 Search and Rescue.
Missed out on a working spot for the May 2018 Mike Suttle Detection Workshop? We have added a SECOND workshop for November 1-4, 2018. Check out the details and register for your working spot now before they are all gone again!
Check out the Events page for a preliminary listing of our 2019 seminars with more in the works!!
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