2016 Alpha SAR at Fire Marshal Training Center

On April 30th, Alpha Search and Recovery was invited to the Harris County Fire Marshal Training Center for a second year. Our team had the opportunity to work with the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office last year, which resulted in a learning experience for all involved and great friendships to be made. Since our last visit, […]

Canine Field First Aid Class

It is important to not only know first aid for any human injuries that may occur in the field, but also know first aid for the canines working with us. In July, our team was invited to Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists (SLVS) for our first  Canine Field First Aid Class, presented by several SLVS technicians. […]

2016 Lackland AF Base Joint Training

Lisa and Trailing Canine Sophie Working a Raised Missing Person

On April 2, 2016, Alpha SAR was invited to San Antonio for training at the Medina Annex – Lackland Airforce Base Training Facility to conduct alongside both military and civilian professionals alike.  Alpha SAR was not the only civilian volunteer canine team there; we were pleased to work with Seeker Dogs out of College Station, Texas. The […]

2015 Alpha SAR at the Fire Marshal Training Center

Harris County Fire Training Field Team Members

.. On Saturday January 24, 2015 fourteen members of Alpha SAR were given the opportunity to train at the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Training Field with members of the Spring Fire Department and Harris County Arson Investigator/K9 teams. The training for Alpha SAR included Human Remains Detection (HRD), Area Search, and Trailing scenarios. This is […]

HRD & Air Scent Day – Jack Brooks

This team training will be a mock search for HRD Dog handlers and Air Scent Dog handlers. All other AlphaSAR members will act as search flankers. Please make sure to wear good shoes and long pants. If you would like to attend this training, please make sure to email info@alphasar.org.

Alzheimer’s/Autism-Law Enforcement Only

This Lecture is for Law Enforcement and other Emergency Personnel only. Please feel free to send an email to info@alphasar.org if you have any questions. To RSVP or register please use the form below. Kimberly Kelly is an engaging speaker, and will easily hold your interest for a few hours. She has written multiple books […]

2014 Alpha Search and Recovery Seminar

Alpha SAR Photo from Alpha Conference in 2014 - AlphaCon14

Alpha Search and Recovery hosted their second annual search dog seminar. Alpha SAR brought in instructors from all across the United States including Lynda George from Johnson County Sheriff’s Department in Arkansas, Michael Hadsell from Florida, and Perry Nelson from Louisiana. The seminar was hosted at Lutherhill in La Grange, Texas. The camp was beautiful […]

2017 Fall Canine Seminar

Please join us for our 5th Annual Fall K9 Seminar at the YMCA Camp Cullen in Trinity, TX! Check out the Event page for more information and how to sign up! There are still spots available. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at 832-534-2727 or send us an email at […]

FUNSAR / SARTech II

SARTech II Grid search Route Search playing cards

We will be hosting a joint FUNSAR / SARTech II. The first weekend (September 22-24) will be mostly classroom with a few outdoor activities. The second weekend will consist of the written test on Friday, September 29th and the rest of the weekend will  be all of the FUNSAR outdoor activities and the SARTech II […]

2013 Alpha Search and Recovery Seminar

2013 Alpha SAR Seminar

Alpha Search and Recovery hosts first annual search dog seminar. Alpha SAR brought in instructors from all across the United States including Marshall Thielen from Virginia for trailing, Steve Stewart from North Carolina for trailing, and John Beck from Nebraska for cadaver (human remains detection). Teams from all across Texas came to join the Alpha […]