I became a member of Northwest Disaster Search Dogs in January 2008. My German Shepherd, Jasper, was 2-1/2 years old and had amazing drive and incredible focus. Unfortunately, six months into our training I had to retire him as he already showed major signs of bad hips and spine and was having pain issues. I was already addicted to Disaster Search & Rescue, however, so put the word out that I was looking for another dog. I received a call from a friend that there was this “oops” litter of Border Collie/Cattle Dog mixes and Cody became part of the family. The rest is history!