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Treasure Valley Search Dogs, formed in January of 2002, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit** organization. TVSD is a volunteer search and rescue organization on call 24 hours a day to assist law enforcement and other emergency service agencies in locating lost or missing persons. We are committed to training and education in order to provide qualified dogs and handlers to the community. We are the go to source for PROVEN and RELIABLE K9 SAR teams in the area.

Please consider a donation to help us fund our training, certification and searches! We need your support! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

WHAT'S UP?: (sampling of what we've been up to)

NAPWDA Certifcation and Workshop, July 2014

Check with our friends at ISARD:


July 2014: Paula and Ziva (Beste von Grunheide) passed their NAPWDA cadaver re-certification!

April 2014: Ashley and Bee (Begin von Grunheide - Ziva's littermate) passed their NAPWDA cadaver certification!

March 2013: Chris and Annwn passed their first NAPWDA Cadaver Certification! They did an excellent job on both that and their Obedience test!!

March 2013: Paula and Ziva passed their NAPWDA recertification in Cadaver and Obedience.


The specific purposes of the TVSD organization are:

  • To furnish highly trained volunteer teams of dogs and dog handlers for search and rescue work for the benefit and welfare of the community.
  • To organize and support the continuing education and training of dogs, dog handlers, and support personnel in accepted search and rescue methods.
  • To increase public awareness of search and rescue trained dogs by providing informational and educational programs and demonstrations to institutions, agencies, and community organizations



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