SEADOGS has a new and energetic addition.
Sage, a 2 1/2-year-old Golden Retriever, recently became certified to join the Juneau-based K-9 search and rescue team.
“I’m very proud of her,” Sage’s handler Stacey Poulson, 46, said.
Sage passed two mock searches earlier this summer and then passed the final certification test in August. She is now certified in wilderness searches.
Before Sage joined their ranks, SEADOGS, which is short for SE Alaska Dogs Organized for Ground Search, had two dogs certified in wilderness searches, Poulson said. Sage makes three.