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Sara - Retired

  • BREED: Labrador Retriever
  • JOINED: 2016
  • SCENTS: 8, including pangolin scales


We rely on a wide network of colleagues, friends, and rescuers who help us identify, test, and relocate dogs. One of these “dog angels” got wind of a high-drive dog in Ohio that was at risk for euthanasia. She rushed to the shelter and brought Sara home just 20 minutes before she was scheduled to be put down. It took a bucket brigade of fosters and volunteers to get her from Ohio to Texas to Colorado and eventually to us in Montana, but she was worth the effort. Sara is stubborn, headstrong and very much like a state fair tractor pull, but she lives for her job and loves her handlers. Her travels have taken her all the way to North Luangwa National Park in Zambia, where she devotes her unstoppable energy to protecting endangered wildlife.