K9 Artoo & Joan
Artoo is a Border Collie-Australian Cattle Dog mix. His namesake combines her love of Star Wars along with honoring her previous certified dog ("Artoo" + 2nd dog certified= R2D2) He is certified in airscent and human remains detection. Joan was the recipient of the 2015 KCSD Ted Jamieson award and was featured in a recent Issaquah Times article on the King County Search Dogs (see the latest news sections for links). She is an operations leader who has been a member of KCSD since 2002 and currently serves as a KCSD Board Member and Unit Secretary.