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 fourth 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.
This episode has two segments, the first with Sherry Scruggs, and the second with Heather Cutting, the guest on our last episode (E.3 NSDA Pod Con: Heather Cutting).
Sherry Scruggs holds a bachelors degree in animal science from the university of Florida. Sherry had an illustrious 35 year career at the University of Florida and in 1995 began training labradors for SAR. She had since spent the last 18 years working German Shorthaired pointers and now enjoys retirement in Blue ridge GA. She has served on the NSDA Board of Directors since it’s inception. She is the Principle Evaluator for Land HRD, Water HRD and Gun Source Residue.
Heather Cutting works her dogs in Washington State, she’s been involved in Dog Search and Rescue since 1997 She is a Member of King County Search Dogs and the National Search Dog Alliance.
Heather has worked hundreds of searches in King county and Washington State. She specializes in helping new teams get off the ground and has helped dozens of teams get to certification. She has taught classes in: Air scent (wilderness), Cadaver, and Water, as well as helping Andy Rebmann and Marcia Koenig teach a number of classes and seminars.
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If you would like to be a guest, or suggest someone else, or submit questions for future guests, get in touch with us as [email protected].