Graded Dogs

Jack E Chan

Name of dog: Jack E Chan
Breed: Pollie (Pointer x Collie)
Date of grading: 25 April 2021
MR area: North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team, PenMaCRA
Dog’s Favourite thing: Literally anything he can get his paws on which could possibly be used as a toy
One sentence to best sum up your dog: Never knowingly unenthusiastic

Ceb

Name of dog: Ceb
Breed: Border Collie
Date of grading: 18 May 2021
MR area: Teesdale and Weardale Search and Mountain Rescue Team, NESRA
Dog’s Favourite thing: Kong Ball
One sentence to best sum up your dog: Ceb is a determined search dog, quite often stubborn in his role.

Copper

Name of dog: Copper
Breed: German Wire haired pointer
Date of grading: 25th April 2021
MR Area: PenMaCRA (DSRT Tavistock)
Dog’s favourite thing: Her red ball

Gus

Name of dog: Search dog Gus
Breed: Working Collie
Date of grading: 18 April 2021
MR area: Teesdale and Weardale Search and Mountain Rescue Team
Dog’s Favourite thing: Kitchen work-top surfing and being the prewash for the dishes in the dishwasher
One sentence to best sum up your dog: A confused, frightened and nervous 4 month puppy is rescued from Ireland, then with love, training and understanding from his handler becomes a confident loving and super Mountain Rescue Search dog.

Pip

Name of Dog: Pip
Breed: Border Collie
Date of Grading: 25th April 2021
MR Area: Dartmoor
Dogs favourite thing: A Ball
One sentence to best sum up your dog: Pip loves people, particularly if they’re prepared to throw her ball.

Wisp

Name of dog: Wisp
Breed: Working sheepdog
Date of grading: 2015
MR area: North East (NESRA)
Dog’s Favourite thing: Destroying toys
One sentence to best sum up your dog: Lives up to her kennel club name ‘Wandering Wayward Wisp’

Flash

Breed: Border Collie
Date of grading: November 2012
MR area: Peak District
Dog’s Favourite thing: The middle tube from a toilet roll.
One sentence to best sum up your dog: A little imp whose sense of humour has kept us all smiling (most of the time).

Kez

Breed: Border Collie.
Date of Grading: January 2018.
MR Area: The Yorkshire Dales
Dog’s favourite thing: Playing with a tennis ball especially when she ‘find’ a casualty during training, rescue searches or around the house.

Lottie

Breed: Golden Retriever
Date of grading: November 2020
MR area: PenMaCRA / South West
Dog’s Favourite thing: A squeaky ball for a job well done
One sentence to best sum up your dog: A loving and loyal character that enjoys doing what she’s trained to do

Ben

Breed: Red and White Border Collie
Date of grading: Nov 2011
MR area: NESRA – North of Tyne MRT
Dog’s Favourite thing: A new yellow tennis ball
One sentence to best sum up your dog: Ben is energetic and playful, he is at home in the
mountains and open moorland where he loves to run and scramble in the crags.

Flo

Breed: Border Collie
Date of grading: January 2017
MR area: Peak District
Dog’s Favourite thing: Wubba Kong
One sentence to best sum up your dog: Flo with the infamous ears

Jack

Breed: Border Collie
Date of grading: Jan 2013
MR area: Mid Pennine
Dog’s Favourite thing: Collie Bitches
One sentence to best sum up your dog: Big soft cuddly search dog that might be old but still going strong.

Izzy

Breed: Border Collie
Date of grading: Jan 2014
MR area: PenMaCRA / South West
Dog’s Favourite thing: Bringing firewood home
One sentence to best sum up your dog:  Izzy is a friendly girl who thinks everything in life is one massive game, and she loves working out on the moors and hills

Oscar

Breed: Springer Spaniel
Date of grading: April 2019
MR area: PenMaCRA / South West
Dog’s Favourite thing: A ball
One sentence to best sum up your dog: Oscar loves to play and is full of beans

Griff

Breed: Border Collie Date of grading: January 2018
MR area: Peak District
Dog’s Favourite thing: People!
One sentence to best sum up your dog: A big softy who’s as happy playing with toy cars with the handler’s daughter as he is playing his favourite game of finding with his handler

Scout

Breed: Border Collie
Date of grading: 29.04.2019
MR area: Peak District
Dog’s Favourite thing: Ball
One sentence to best sum up your dog: As well as being really handsome and having a gentle nature, Scout really loves rough terrain and bad weather. (Unfortunately)

Rona

Breed: Border Collie
Date of grading: May 2018
MR area: NESRA
Dog’s Favourite thing: Snow
One sentence to best sum up your dog: happy, friendly and hard working and a talent for getting into mischief.

Mac

Breed: Border Collie
Date of Grading: November 2018
Mr Area: Yorkshire Dales
Dogs Favourite Thing: Reward Ball – only ever gets it when he finds
One sentence to best sum up your dog: Mac is a very powerful dog for a Collie, he ranges out and hunts for his ‘prey’ he also loves to work.

Tess

Breed: Border Collie
Date of grading: Jan 2016
MR area: NESRA
Dog’s Favourite thing: Tennis Ball
One sentence to best sum up your dog:
Very demanding when out with the team will visit each member with her ball, loyal brave but timid, loves a good wriggle and to be out in the hills or on the beach.

Roy

Breed: Border Collie
Date of grading: November 18
MR area: NESRA
Dog’s Favourite thing: Sausages
One sentence to best sum up your dog: Roy enjoys his work and will do anything for Sausages

Meg

Breed: Border Collie
Date of grading: January 13
MR area: Calder Valley SRT
Dog’s Favourite thing: Swimming
One sentence to best sum up your dog: A happy dog that enjoys her work

Olly

Breed: Border Collie
Date of grading: 2014
MR area: Swaledale MRT, North East
Dog’s Favourite thing: Ball
One sentence to best sum up your dog: Olly loves to play, he has a great drive and is totally body focused until he gets his ball

Wynn

Breed: Border collie
Date of grading: Jan 2019
MR area: Mid-Pennine
Dog’s Favourite thing: Squeaky ball
One sentence to best sum up your dog: Eager to please, and everyone’s friend

Orion

Breed: English Springer Spaniel
Date of grading: Jan 2020
MR area: Mid Pennine
Dog’s Favourite thing: Ball!!!
One sentence to best sum up your dog: Bonkers and cheeky (no idea where he gets that from) but damn good fun (certainly not my grumpy influence).

Tarn

Breed: Border Collie
Date of grading: January 2020
MR area: Teesdale and Weardale Search and Mountain Rescue Team
Dog’s Favourite thing: ball on a rope
One sentence to best sum up your dog: The 4 legged version of a slinky spring – always happy with a wiggle

Cassie

Breed: Border Collie
Date of grading: 2018
MR area: Swaledale MRT North East
Dog’s Favourite thing: Squeaky ball/ food
One sentence to best sum up your dog: Small dog, big heart