Farewell to Hamish MacInnes

Today is a very sad day for all Search and Rescue Dog Associations in the UK. Hamish MacInnes makes his final journey from Fort William to a private funeral ceremony in Glasgow. He will pause at Glencoe and also at his home before travelling south. SARDA Scotland is proud to have had Hamish as our […]

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Annual Assessment Weekend

As some of our followers will have seen we have just held our delayed Annual Assessment Weekend over the weekend of the 30th Oct – 1st Nov, and are delighted to report that 5 dog teams have been upgraded to Novice Status. After some of the wildest conditions we have trained or assessed in, in […]

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Banff Mountain Film Festival

SARDA Scotland is delighted to have been chosen by the Banff Mountain Film Festival as a charity they wish to Support. The wait is over! The Banff Mountain Film Festival UK & Ireland team are preparing to deliver a virtual epic adventure direct to your living room starting at 7.30pm tonight! You can view this […]

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Search & Rescue Dog Association Scotland

We are proud to be part of Scottish Mountain Rescue. Search dogs are a vital tool the Police and Mountain Rescue Teams use to locate missing persons. Dogs are trained to use their acute sense of smell to detect human scent in the air. Together, the dog and its handler form a highly efficient team.  […]

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Tom and Meagaidh

Hello! My name is Tom Gilchrist and anything in the outdoors suits me – climbing, ski-ing, paddling, cycling or walking. Living in Fort William it’s all on my doorstep (literally! ) and I love living here. Happily sentiments shared by my wife Julie and my two daughters. I have been a dog handler with SARDA […]

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