Am I Cut Out For SAR Work?


Search and Rescue is much more than just a fun hobby and it is not something that suits everyone.  The rewards are great but there are a lot of sacrifices in terms of time, energy and often money as well. If you are considering getting involved in Search and Rescue, please take a few minutes to look around our site and seriously consider your answers to the questions below. If your answers have you wanting to find out more, then please look at the GARDA FAQ page to learn more about our organization.


*The questions and information below were written by Heather Houlahan of the Allegheny Mountain Rescue Group and adapted for GARDA by Beth Bradshaw.


Questions to ask yourself if you think you want to be involved in Search & Rescue work:


Is My Dog Cut Out For Search Work?



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