Jo Huxel (Canine Search Specialist)

Cassia, born 11/19/12, is a German Shorthaired Pointer.

Cassia passed her first FEMA CE in 2016 in hot 106°F in Del Vale, CA, recertified in 2019 in rainy Puyallup, WA and in 2023 also in Puyallup, WA.

Cassia has deployed to Hurricane Irma, GA/FL with WA-TF 1.

Cassia is also Wilderness/Area certified.

Cassia has also been certified NSDA Disaster with Lauren Wendt.

CassiaJo Collage

Bax, born 06/17/17 is a German Shorthaired Pointer.
Bax certified FEMA HRD 2020 and recertified 2023. Bax is also Land HRD, and Water HRD (Boat and Shoreline) certified.

Bax has been deployed to the OR Wildfires and to the Maui Wildfires with WA-TF 1.


Rumo, born 09/10/2020 is a German Shorthaired Pointer.

Rumo certified FEMA in 2022 in Las Vegas, NV.

Rumo is also Area/Wilderness certified.