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Meet the dogs – Chivas

We are sure that Chivas will not mind us telling everyone that he is one of our more senior search dogs at almost ten years old. He may be getting on in years now but he is still as fit a fiddle and has been a very active search dog since his first assessment, which […]

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Congratulations Tony and Bryan

Congratulations to Tony and his dog Laggan, and Bryan with dog Storm, who passed their novice dog assessments at the September training weekend in Lochgoilhead. Well done to them all. As if this wasn’t enough to be excited about, we had good weather for our annual barbecue and a good time was had by all. […]

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Well Done Izzy

A great big thank you from SARDA Scotland to 9 year old  Izzy Passmore who walked 9 miles from Muker to Reeth in the Yorkshire Dales on the 3rd September to raise funds for the search and rescue dogs.  Izzy planned the route herself and organised her own kit.  It rained the whole way but […]

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Burns Pet Nutrition Dogs Day Out at Glamis 7th August 2016

We had a great day  at the ‘Dogs Day Out’ sponsored by Burns Pet Nutrition and held at Glamis Castle on 7th August 2016.  Lots of people came to meet us (well actually more likely to meet the dogs) and  told us interesting stories about themselves and their dogs, as well as generously donating to […]

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Dogs Day Out

We will be at the Dogs Day Out at Glamis next Sunday. If you are there pop in and say hello!

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July Training Braemar

A successful training weekend in Braemar saw Allison and her dog Felix, and Steven and his dog Raasay pass their assessments to become full search dogs.  Dave and his dog Bob  also passed their assessment and gained novice dog status. Congratulations to them all.   Dave had barely been told the good news before the […]

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June Training Weekend Ballachulish

The training weekend was eventful before it even really started with SARDA Scotland search and rescue dog Mac and his handler Jonah locating a missing person on Skye on Friday. Well done to them both. We arrived at Ballachulish to a welcoming committee of midges on Friday but thankfully a breeze kept them away for […]

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Meet Felix and Midge

The following article was written by  Police Constable (Division Events Planner) and SARDA dog handler Alison Todd. It was originally published in the ‘On The Beat feature’ in the  Evening Express, and is reproduced with kind permission.   When I am not dealing with shows, games, events and visits by VIP’s, which encompass various licensing, […]

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May Training Weekend Glen Shiel

There were five fewer dogs and handlers at the May training weekend, as they were deployed to assist in the search for a missing person in the Glen Coe area on Saturday and Sunday.  The rest who attended had a productive weekend, with the  dogs getting back  into the swing of things after a break […]

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A big thank you to BOGS

A big thank you to BOGS who have kindly supported SARDA Scotland by supplying  us with thermal wellingtons. We look forward to having warm dry feet!  Many thanks again to them.  

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