Jay King

Jay and Sammy

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.