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Canine Search Solutions
Eric Peterson has been a State Trooper with the South Dakota Highway Patrol
since 2016. Eric’s goal for the future is to become a canine handler for the
Eric’s working career with dogs came about in 2007 when he adopted K9 Eve from
Pit Rescue of the Great Plains. Their early working experiences together
consisted of obedience and agility training but the desire for more training steered
them to Search and Rescue. They joined Brookings County K9 SAR in 2008.
Eric is a NASAR SAR TECH II, BCK9SAR "Ground Pounder" Instructor, AFRCC
SMC Graduate. He holds memberships thru NNDDA and NAPWDA.
K9 "Ninja" is Eric's purebred Dutch Shepherd. AKC CGC and HRD certified
through NNDDA 2018 and NAPWDA 2017, 2016. Ninja has a great working lineage
and is an amazing working dog.
K9 "Eve" is an 11-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier. AKC CGC, Basic Mantrailing
NASDN '09, '11 and NAPWDA Tracking and Trailing '11. Eve certified in HRD with
NAPWDA '13 and '14. Eve was retired in 2015.
K9 "Emmett" passed away from cancer in the spring of 2015. Emmett was AKC
CGC, and certified for Area Search with NASDN '11 and NAPWDA '11, '12, '13
and '14. His sweet face and love for people will be missed.