Welcome to the National Search Dog Alliance Podcast Conferece, 2021.
To get us started, we welcome Norma Snelling! A founding member of the NSDA and one of our newsletter editors.
Welcome to the Search Dog Podcast, brought to you by the National Search Dog Alliance, the voice of canine search and rescue.
This is the first episode of the 2021 National Search Dog Alliance Podcast Conference, an eight-part series on the past, present, and future of canine search and rescue.
In this episode, I welcome Norma Snelling to talk to me about the history of NSDA and canine search.
In 2007 she became a founding member of the National Search Dog Alliance (NSDA). Since then she has served on NSDA’s first board as Vice President and later as Secretary and Treasurer. Norma was President for 8 years, our newsletter editor for 1,700 readers and has certified 6 of her own dogs with a state or national organization in either Wilderness search, Water HRD, Land HRD and/or Evidence search
She has tested other handlers from Alabama to Alaska, Hawaii and various parts of the country on behalf of NSDA.
Our cover art is from the SAR Shop, where you can find gifts and gear for you, your dog, and your friends! Find them at sarshop.com.
If you would like to be a guest, or suggest someone else, or submit questions for future guests, get in touch with us as PodcastDIV@n-sda.org.