Cindy McArthur

Cindy, a professional dog training since 1977, holds a Master of Education degree from the University of Arizona. She began her SAR career in 2000 as a dog handler with Yavapai County Sheriff’s Response Team Search Dog Unit, where she held the offices of Canine Elevator, Training Coordinator and eventually Strike Team Leader. In 2005 […]

Bill Dotson

Bill Dotson began dog training in 1971 with AKC obedience. He worked in Schutzhund (German Protection Dog sport) in 1975 and earned a “Schutzhund I” title. He founded and was Training Director of California Rescue Dog Association, Inc in 1977. He has responded to numerous national and international disasters and assisted FEMA in developing their […]

Opal Kocher

EDUCATION • Associates degree, Electronic Communications Technology – Community College of the Air Force TECHNICAL TRAINING • Electronic Signals Analyst• Instructed in 3 foreign countries (Italy, Germany, England) • Instructed in 8 US states (VA, NY, NJ, KS, MD, TX, GA, WI) • Instructed Law Enforcement handlers from Italy, Germany, England, New York, Wisconsin, Virginia, […]

Kevin Pirtle

Kevin is a firefighter/paramedic at DFW International Airport. He is an Instructor for INBTI and a Trainer for American Mantrailing Police Work Dog Association.  Kevin is a member of MARK9 Search and Rescue in Dallas, Texas where he is a trailing trainer and canine handler. He has instructed mantrailing seminars in Oklahoma, Indiana, and Texas. […]