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Training and Activities
How often: 2-3 times per week in 4-8 hour sessions.
When: Mid-week and weekends.
Travel: 25 to 100 miles round-trip per session; from 600 to 1,000 miles a month.
Training Methods: motivational and positive reinforcement
K9 Training Time Commitment: members train their own dogs, and are subjects and support to assist others train their dogs - 500 to 1000 hours per year.
Other Training Commitment – State SAR Academy 100 hours and annual continuing SAR education 32 hours per year
Other Activities: state, county, and safety fairs, community service demonstrations.