Caty joined the team in 2021 and began her search and rescue training in 2018 while stationed in Virginia Beach, VA. Caty served in the United States Navy from 2016-2020 as a Master-At-Arms (Military Law Enforcement) and spent time working in Anti-Terrorism. She has several years of experience working with Military Working Dogs (MWD's) in both narcotics and explosives detection and patrol work. Currently, she is a county Assistant Emergency Management Director. She is SARTech II certified through the National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR) and certified Open Water Diver through SSI. Caty has completed training in First Aid/CPR/AED, Wilderness First Aid, K9 First Aid, Crime Scene Preservation, Map/GPS/Compass skills, FEMA/NIMS certifications, and Tactical Emergency Casualty Care. She is no stranger to incident/unified command and helps where needed in the field. Caty thrives in chaos and everyone will describe her as, "the human version of Malinois." Her future goals are ice, swiftwater, and technical/high angle ropes rescue.
Odin, CGC is a male Belgian Malinois born in October 2016. Odin is a certified Live-Find Area Search K-9 through NASAR. Everytime he comes out of the truck, he's ready to work and makes sure everyone hears about it.
Laika "Big Tiny", CGC is a Belgian Malinois from the Netherlands. She was born in 2018 and is making strides towards becoming a certified trailing K9. She's a little firecracker with a nutty personality.