The mission of SDONA is to develop and nurture a North American program in which K9 Handlers and their dogs can train, test, and challenge themselves to the highest level possible. As a result, SDONA offers a variety of training and evaluation events throughout the year that cater to all levels of K9 Search and Rescue. We offer training for the very new handlers just exploring the discipline to the seasoned handlers seeking out opportunities to push themselves and their partners to new levels of expertise. Please check out our offerings below, and check back often as we continue to add new training and seminar events.
Thinking about training for 2019 already? So is SDONA! If you are interested in hosting a SDONA training event for 2019 that will fit your specific needs, please review our two options for hosting an event and contact us to discuss your interests!
2019 Seminars - Save the Date
Area/HR/Trailing, Joshua Tree NP, Jan. 18-20. 2019 Area/HR Scenario Challenge, Clinton, IL, March 8-10, 2019 Area/HR Challenge, Flagstaff, AZ, May 25-27, 2019 Advanced Water Search, Flagstaff, AZ June 17-19, 2019
More details and registration information below, click on the event title.
SDONA is sponsoring a K9 SAR Division with cash prizes! $200 for 1st, $100 for 2nd, $75 for 3rd....don't miss the fun!
In order to help us better prepare to give our students the best experience possible, registration for all events will close three weeks prior to the start date. Refunds will only be issued up to 4 weeks (one month) prior to the start date of any event. After that time, no refunds will be issued. All refunds are subject to a $25 processing fee. SDONA reserves the right to cancel an event up to four weeks prior if we do not have sufficient participants.
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