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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Happy New Year

Well it is almost time to say farewell to 2014.  We have said goodbye to some old friends this year and also said hello to some new ones.  Thank you to all our supporters, and volunteers who have helped us  during the past year.   To Steve Rowe for maintaining our website,  and to all […]

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Sad News

It was with much sadness that we learned this week of the recent death of Jimmy Simpson.   Jimmy was a much valued member of S.A.R.D.A Scotland for many years.  His dog training skills helped to advance the association, and many of Jimmy’s training techniques are still in use today.  He will be fondly remembered […]

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Training Weekend December 2014 – Fort William

  Training last weekend involved helicopter familiarisation with Rescue 137. We are indebted to the RAF  for the help they give us in getting the S.A.R.D.A dogs used to the helicopters. There is a lot to learn about the techniques involved in winching and travelling in these aircraft. Thank you also to Lochaber Mountain Rescue […]

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Another in our series where we profile S.A.R.D.A Scotland search and rescue dogs.  This time it is Jess.     My name is Jess and I am 4 years old.  I was born near Comrie in a bitterly cold week – minus 17 degrees I have been told. I did not notice the temperature though, […]

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