CERTIFIED

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PIPER

After beginning with her CMRD training at 6-months-old, Piper  became B.A.R.K. certified in the Spring of 2018. As a 7-year old Border Collie with a ton of personality, she is always happy to learn new skills. She has attended three avalanche dogs schools and been part of search and rescue operations near Mt. Baker.

Primary Handler: Sara Cohen

IN-TRAINING

KIO

Kio is a one year old English Shepard. She loves to bound through the snow and is learning the early phases of search work this year. Her brother and dad are both Search and Rescue Dogs in Colorado and she hopes to follow in pa's paw prints.

Primary Handler: Alisha Bator

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CERTIFIED

DARWIN

Darwin is a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever who is B.A.R.K. certified and loves to play fetch, swim, or just snuggle on the couch. As a smaller group of working dogs, Tollers offer a great combination of size, hardiness in harsh weather, and drive to perform a job. He has attended two avalanche dog schools and been spotted in multiple magazines due to his photogenic skills.

Primary Handler: Kim Haft

RETIRED

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RIKI

A 13-year old Chocolate Labrador, Riki retired from avalanche search work in Spring 2018. Throughout her career, she has responded to numerous incidents both at Crystal and around Washington State. Riki is enjoying retirement with her family and looking after their chickens.

OPERATIONAL

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IGGY

Iggy came to us in the Spring of 2018 through a strong line of working dogs in Canada. Dogs from the same breeder can be found working as avalanche rescue dogs in both Canada and the US. This winter, Iggy will be moving through her levels of certification.

Primary Handler: Charlie Stewart

Secondary Handler: Forrest Baldwin

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