Watson was rescued as an abandoned dog at a veterinary clinic when he was 20160430_10491111 months old. He had a traumatic first few months in life that led to severe medical injuries. Those injuries required many months of rehabilitation. After his recovery, Watson’s new owner noticed his  strong working drive and fearless attitude. It was at this time that he started training in search and rescue work.
Watson is currently training in trailing. He enjoys the hunt for missing persons, as well as his reward toy of a Goughnut or a good tug toy.

Watson has been certified though North American Search Dog Network (NASDN) in trailing, and also holds a Canine Good Citizen (CGC) through the American Kennel Club (AKC).