Jay King joined Chesapeake Search Dogs in 2007 and is the Assistant Director of Operations and Law Enforcement Liaison. Jay is also an Operational K-9 Handler with is partner, Sammy. He is a Lead Evaluator for the National Association of Search and Rescue (NASAR) for SARTECH II & III. His current certifications include NASAR SARTECH II and NASAR Wilderness Air Scent K-9 II. Jay is President of Control Systems Design, an industrial systems integrator and resides in Baltimore County.
Sammy is a Chocolate Labrador Retriever who joined Chesapeake Search Dogs in 2007 at the age of 3 months. In 2009, Sammy certified as an Air Scent K-9 with the team. She is a veteran of approximately 60 deployments and has a find to her credit.
Pyro is a Labrador Retriever who joined Chesapeake Search Dogs in 2016. Pyro is a “P-Dog” from Maranatha Kennels and is currently in training as an Air Scent dog.