March 18th Marks the Beginning of National Poison Prevention Week

Keep the kids (and the animals!) safe. Follow these tips this week to make your house just that much safer.

ASARD Dog Team Featured in Dodge Commercial

In a Dodge commercial posted in August 2017 by Union Editorial, ASARD dog team member Primer, an Australian Shepherd, digs out a Dodge Challenger. Sorry, no flash photography for this furry superstar!  

Avalanche Safety

As we start moving towards winter play-time in the backcountry, please stay safe. Look into local Avalanche Awareness or Avy 1 classes,  take the time to familiarize yourself with your Avalanche Safety Equipment (beacon, probe and shovel) and let someone know where you’re headed. Happy trails folks!

Thank you Pick.Click.Give donors!

Thank you to all who donated to ASARD during Pick.Click.Give for 2015 to help us continue to serve those lost and missing people in and out of Alaska. Happy New Year!

Thank you AKWISE

Last weekend ASARD participated in a 3 day training exercise, AKWISE (Alaska Wilderness Interagency Search Exercise), with other volunteer search agencies from across the state. Thank you to everyone who participated or supported in any way.

Donate to the Little Su Reward Fund

Donate Here On January 8, 2015 Anchorage Police Department (APD) was contacted by Animal Control about a dog at a residence that may have been poisoned. Little Su, a 5 year old English Shepard, became sick after consuming a mixture of anti-freeze and chicken from a container near her home. She was taken to the […]

WBR International Dog School: January 11-15, 2015. Little Cottonwood, UT.

Asard will once again be represented at the Wasatch Backcountry Rescue International Avalanche Rescue Dog School, held in Little Cottonwood Canyon, UT.  This event takes place January 11-15, 2015 at Alta & Snowbird Ski Resort, and hosted by the Alta Peruvian Lodge. This workshop brings in up to 30 dog teams and provides some awesome […]

ASARD featured in Alaska Dispatch News

See the link below for a recent article by Lisa Maloney, Alaska Dispatch News.

Tactical Canine Casualty Care: January 19 & 20, 2015, Big Lake, Alaska

Veterinary  Tactical Group will present a course in Tactical Canine Casualty Care for Cold Weather Environments, in Big Lake Alaska. Learn more at: Please see contact information at website above for registration.  

Board Meeting November 24th, 2014

Board meetings are open to all members. Please check the list serve for an email on the time and location.

General Membership Meeting: First Monday of every month.

Asard holds general membership meetings at 6:30pm on the first monday of each month (pending no holidays). General meetings are business oriented but often include training objectives as well as review of monthly mission and training activities. Prospective members are welcome to attend any general membership meeting. We meet at a secure location on Tudor […]