How to Join

  1. Verify you meet our Minimum Requirements
  2. Complete the New Member Survey
  3. Attend 2 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 Apprenticeship 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.