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Congratulations Joan!

Something to really brag about: Joan Hitchner, one of the longest serving Members of King County Search Dogs, was selected as the Volunteer of the year by the King County Sheriff. Over 300 missions thus far in her 16 year career. We are very proud!
Ed Christian, the distinguished gentleman on the right of the photo, is the King County Search and Rescue Coordinator and was recognized as King County Deputy of the year at the same ceremony. Wonderful tribute for King County SAR!

Congratulations Zula!

K9 Zula and her handler Jen have passed their trailing test and are now qualified for search missions in King County. This great team has been training with King County Search Dogs for 2 1/2 years and is looking forward to helping find missing persons.

Want to learn to search?

King County Search Dogs is holding information sessions for new applicants on Wednesday March 14th and Wednesday March 28th from 7-8PM at the Mercer island Fire Station; 3030 78th Ave SE, Mercer Island. Come meet some of the Members of KCSD and learn more about the application process and training to be a search dogs handler or support specialist.

Thank You for your help!

K9 Zula and the rest of the King County Search Dogs want to thank everyone who donated during Seattle Foundation’s Give Big Day! We are very grateful for the generous help we receive from our community and supporters.

If you missed Give Big day you can still contribute directly on our donation page.

Give Big Today

TODAY is your chance to help those who help keep you safe. King County Search Dog teams train over 5,000 hours a year to be ready to help find lost or injured hikers and alzheimer’s patients. KCSD is an all-volunteer 501(c)3 non-profit that depends on financial support from the community it serves.

YOU CAN HELP by joining with the Seattle Foundation on its annual ‘Give Big’ day and making a tax-deductable donation to King County Search Dogs. It is easy to give to KCSD and many other King County charities on the Give Big website.  Your employer may even match your gifts so that your generosity will have an even bigger impact.

Please consider helping King County Search dogs today!