All Breed Canine Search and Rescue (ABCSAR)
ABCSAR is the canine division of Washington Explorer Search and Rescue Program. They focus on positive reinforcement training for their dogs and handlers, and participate in 30 searches each year. Grants funds will support the annual “Dog Meet” conference, which brings SAR handlers in from all over the Northwest. 150 handlers and dogs attend from WA, OR, ID, MT and Canada. It will be a 3-day conference bringing in 3 international experts for advanced training for volunteer teams. Click here to view their site.