Training, License & Certifications:

• Extensive training and certified Missing Animal Response Technician with retired policewoman Kat Albrecht and Missing Pet Partnership: Annalisa Berns in 2005, Jim Berns and Susan Long in 2017.
• Certified Canine & Feline Specialist with Pet Detectives, Inc: Annalisa Berns in 2006.
• Coached and critiqued by Butte County SAR members, 2007.
• Advanced Urban Training seminar with expert SAR K9 trainer Marcia Koenig, 2007.
• California Licensed Private Investigator, 2014.
• Animal Movement / Tracking Training seminar with published author Jim Lowery, 2006.



– Trailing Dog Trainers: Trained multiple search dogs. Two certified with MPP.
– Trainer: Hosted training in New York.
– K9 Handler:
–  Annalisa Berns: 12+ years working lost pet cases with hundreds of finds, live and deceased.
   – Jim Berns:  Worked over 465 cases and thousands of consultations, and the vast majority of the lost pets are back home safe!
   – Susan Long:  20 years in Law Enforcement and over 10 years as a licensed Private Investigator in California.
– Only certified Scent Specific Search Dog to find lost pets in Southern CA.
– Hired by Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Petsmart, CBS Studios, and celebrities.
FEMA IS-010.a Animals in Disasters: Awareness & Preparedness, 2017.
FEMA IS-011.a Animals in Disasters: Community Planning, 2017.


◊ National Search Dog Alliance Member & Member Education Board NSDA (2009), 2007- 2017.
◊ Missing Pet Partnership Member, www.MissingPetPartnership.com, 2005-2017.
Pet Search and Rescue Investigations