Karen has been a SAR volunteer since 2007 and has participated in searches in WI, Il, and MN. She currently serves as a Co-coordinator for K9 Training. She has completed her SAR Tech II certification through NASAR (National Assoc for Search and Rescue). She has completed ICS/NIMS courses, Human and K9 First Aid, and has training in required areas for deployment as a support person or K9 handler. She is a member of NASAR and NASDN (North American Search Dog Network) and has served as a trailing instructor and evaluator for NASDN. Karen attends training and seminars to stay current on search and rescue and k9 training.
K9 Milo 2018-present: Certified Tracking (L.E.T.S. 2019); Basic Trailing (NASDN 2019) CGC April 2018.