Warrior Dash Results

September 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

What do you get when you put a search and rescue team together with 3.08 miles of mud pits, cargo nets, flames and a bunch of other obstacles? Lots of fun, funds and team building. It all started when Liz asked about the 3 mile in 30 minute run handlers must do to qualify. She […]

Join us for our September Events

September 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

September is a busy month! GSSARDA members have been waiting on September for some time now as we have multiple events and fundraisers taking place.  It is finally here, and the quickest way to convey all this information is in a single post. Join us on Facebook GSSARDA has finally become a member of the […]

Go Green & Fundraise! – Ink Cartridge Recycling

July 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

GSSARDA-IL is participating in a fundraising program which collects empty printer cartridges and used cell phones to raise much needed funding.  Help us raise money and help save the environment by donating your used inkjet and laser printer cartridges! We are collecting: – Empty inkjet cartridges – Empty laser cartridges – Used cell phones Participating […]

Dash for Cash – GSSARDA to Run the Warrior Dash

June 25, 2011 by · 4 Comments 

Team Members Go the Extra Mile – Warrior Dash Fund-Raiser You’ve heard of walkathons, Walk For The Cure and other walking and running activities to support charity. The members of German Shepherd Search and Rescue Dog Association have decided to put in some extra effort and participate in the Upper Midwest Warrior Dash on September […]

Thank You Illini and Shoreline German Shepherd Dog Clubs

March 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

This post is about two german shepherd AKC, American Kennel Club, organizations allowing German Shepherd Search and Rescue Dog Association (GSSARDA) to set up an informational booth and collect donations.

Gatlin and Liz Earn CD Title

January 31, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Gatlin and Liz finished off their 3rd leg for his CD title with a score of 191.5 at 10 months old.

Ruff ‘n It 2010

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On September 19th Susan, Mike, Jim and Sherri along with canines Gryphon, Lektor,  Belle and Rosie participated in the DuPage County Forest Preserve Ruff n’ It day. The event was held in the Greene Valley Forest Preserve. The team demonstrated techniques and obedience used on searches and answered questions from the crowd. This is the fourth […]

A BH and Schutzhund 1 at the Prairie State Dog Trials

November 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The team is pleased to announce two members added titles to their dogs. Wayne and Vello made their first attempt for a Schutzhund 1 title and Shane and Rosie trialed for the Begleitenhund at the Prairie State Dog Club on September 25, 2010 under SV Judge, Gunther Muellegger.

Susan and Gryphon Pass USAR Test

September 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Susan and Gryphon certified NAPWDA and NASAR

Vello and Wayne Earn BH

June 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

On Saturday, June 19, 2010 at the Prairie State Dog Club Trials Vello, handled by Wayne, turned in an excellent performance under SV judge Greg Estnest. The temperatures were in the upper 70’s with a nice breeze and plenty of sunshine. The on and off lead heel exercises, long down and sit on a notion […]

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