Meet The Team

Our goal is to maximize search and rescue capabilities throughout Pennsylvania by providing certified K9 units and ground support in search and recovery efforts for missing individuals, children and seniors patients. 

Samantha Sheaffer
Amber Wetzel
  • Founding member of NTK9

  • Current 'Director' 2020

  • Certified NASAR SARTECH II

  • Trained for Wilderness First Aid

  • Certified NIMS IS-100, IS-200, IS-700 and IS-800.

  • Certified Adult & Pediatric First Aid, CPR/AED.

  • Trained for GPS Navigation.

  • Trained for HazMat and Personal Protection against Blood-borne Pathogens.

  • Trained for Swift Water Awareness.

  • Trained for Canine First Aid/CPR

  • Trained for SAR Crewleader

  • Founding member of NTK9

  • Current 'Treasurer' 2020

  • Trained for Wilderness First Aid

  • Certified NIMS IS-100, IS-200, IS-700 and IS-800.

  • Trained for HazMat and Personal Protection against Blood-borne Pathogens.

  • Trained for Canine First Aid/CPR

  • AKC Evaluator

  • Certified Dog Trainer

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Visit our Contact Us page and request an application. Membership is 100% voluntary, there is no monetary compensation for search and rescue work. Most members do it for the love of the dogs, the great outdoors and the fulfillment of helping others.

We train weekly, rain or shine, snow or wind. Members participate in fundraising,  public relation events, and attend training and seminars when possible.

 

Must be 18 years or older, have a valid drivers license and submit a background check with application.

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Female, English Setter

Born November 2017

  • Certified AKC Canine Good Citizen

  • Training Wilderness Area- Live Find

K9 Pikey

Female, Australian Shepherd Cross

Born June 2014

  • Certified AKC Canine Good Citizen

  • Training Trailing

K9 Larrikin

Male, Australian Koolie

Born December 2019

  • Certified AKC Canine Good Citizen

  • Training Disaster - Live Find

  • Training Disaster - HRD

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