- Members have received National certification in NASAR's SAR Tech II® which covers land navigation, mantracking, field first aid and rope utilization in search and rescue work
- Members and canine partners have recieved certification through the NSDA
- Members and their canine partners have received National certification in NASAR's Canine SARTech III™ in the disciplines of Area Search, Land Human Remains Detection, Water Human Remains Detection, and Tracking and Trailing
- Members and their canine partners have received certification through NNDDA in the disciplines of Land Human Remains Detection
- Members train with the U.S. Coast Guard in loading and unloading safely from a helicopter with its rotors running, basket lifts and actual flight time with their search and rescue dogs
- Members attend SAR dog seminars around the country
It should be noted that LaSAR members paid for their own expenses when attending seminars both locally and out of state.