Duchess came to the O’Keefe family as a small puppy of just 10 weeks old. She enjoys working and pleasing her handler, Justin O’Keefe. Her Duchess’ excitement for working has been described as that of a child at recess by Justin. Because of her enjoyment for working for a reward, she joined Alpha SAR. She loves her tennis ball and a bit of a treat sometimes. Duchess is in training for human remains detection.