It has been brought to the committees notice that someone is spreading rumours (for whatever reason or personnal agenda we do not know) that K9SD charge a fee for searching.
K9 Search Dogs is a charity, and has charitable status. We are available to help owners of any dogs whatever their financial situation and have NEVER charged for searches and WILL NEVER do so. All our handlers and volunteers are 100% voluntary and do not take any form of payment. It is a formal part of o
Another collie slipped her lead after just a few days in new home, this time Dawlish. She was sighted but the owners got the wrong address but luckily Jara knew there was no scent there and lead us to the correct area of the housing estate after crossing her scent trail. After trailing her through gardens and eventually to a thick hedge at a building site where we couldnt enter. he lost the scent and we advised owners to search the area beyond the hedge, where they found him
This was the first call out for Matt our Somerset handler and his hound Buddy. They tracked her through the night ending up at a dissused quarry very near their home. It was too dangerous to search the quarry at night and luckily the next morning she found her way back home. The owners made a generous donation to our fuel costs.
A busy day today, first we took Jara into town for some urban training with Emma and her collie "sam". Lots of distractions for jara but overall he did well. We had only been home ten minutes when the phone rang to say there had been a sighting of the missing Dawlish collie and could we get there, so as jara was in tracking mode, and Foragers back still a little bit sore, Jara and I headed off to the coast. We were taken to a housing estate where hed been seen lying on the pa
The western Morning News did a fantastic article on K9 Search Dogs this week, and we have had a lot of people contact us having read it and wanting to either receive help or ofer help, in every way, from training buddies to fundraising ideas. The wonderful photos were by Sharon newman who generously allowed K9SD to use them.
The last few calendars are now left......you can buy them from the shop page......get yours now before they are all gone, as once they are gone, they are gone! See all three hounds at work and at play, including some really cute puppy shots!!