How to Join

  1. Verify you meet our Minimum Requirements

  2. Complete the New Member Survey

  3. Attend three consecutive workouts WITHOUT your dog

    • You will be hiding for dogs and following current members as they search.

  4. Optional: Get your dog approved by leadership

    • A dog is not necessary to join and your dog might not be right for SAR.

    • You can participate in missions as support without a dog.

  5. Continue attending at least 75% of workouts

  6. Optional: Apply for Probationary Membership after 3 months

    • If you want to remain a guest and not participate in missions, that is fine.

For more details, see the FAQ and What to Expect pages.