PATRICK BARRY: Air Scent
Patrick joined Greater Atlantic Rescue Dogs in 2006. He has responded to searches throughout Virginia and is still working his first SAR dog - Sadiq, a Golden Retriever. Patrick's canine expertise is in air scent - wilderness and disaster. As an active member of several working committee's sponsored by the Virginia Search and Rescue Council (VASARCO), he also helps maintain Virginia standards for air scent. He is an evaluator for his group and is working on his certification as a state evaluator. Patrick has served as an instructor at Old Dominion for the past four years.