Cassie became a member of CLSAR in 2019 and is serving as our Training Officer. She is the owner/operator of Off Leash K9 Training, Central MN and Copper Pines Boarding & Training Center in Osakis, and has been involved in dog rescue and training for a decade. She became interested in scent detection and SAR, and joined CLSAR to offer support to the amazing volunteers of the unit, as well as to continue to serve the community. Cassie is certified Type III Incident Command, and NASAR SARTECH II. Additionally, Cassie is a CGC evaluator for the AKC.
K-9 Ras joined Cassie's pack and certified for tracking/trailing. Due to life circumstances, Ras is now retired, while Cassie continues to support CLSAR in many ways, including fundraising.