GC and Boomer
Giancarla Calzetta, (GC) joined Chesapeake Search Dogs in 2011 and achieved the position of Operational Flanker in 2013. GC also serves the team as an Assistant Puppy Program Trainer. GC is NASAR Advanced SARTECH I Certified, holds her NASAR Canine SARTECH III Area Search Certification, and is a certified Natural Resources Police Search Team Member. She is currently a NASAR Evaluator and an operational K9 Handler with her Air Scent dog Boomerang. GC is also a Human Remains Detection (HRD) K9 Handler-in-Training with Piedra (Pedey). A resident of Catonsville, Maryland, GC is a craft beer geek who enjoys camping and climbing with her wife Lynne, and trail running with her three dogs.
Boomerang (Boomer) is a little rescue mutt with a big personality, and no fear, who enjoys trail-running and kayaking. Boomer was accepted into the Chesapeake Search Dog Puppy Program at three months old and has achieved his CGC (Canine Good Citizen) Certification as well as his NASAR Canine SARTECH III Area Search certification. He is operational as an Air Scent K9.
Piedra (Pedey) is a little rescue mutt with plenty of energy. Pedey was accepted into the Chesapeake Search Dog Prep Program in August of 2019. She is currently in training as an HRD K9.