Get Involved

Support Us

Everyone who is involved in SARDA is an unpaid volunteer and we rely on donations from the public to provide the service that we do. If you are keen to help there are several ways that you can get involved and your help will be very much appreciated.

Make a Donation Now

Your donations help to train and equip our dogs and handlers.

How to donate



Make a secure donation online by following this link to our Just Giving Page.


By Text Message

Text the words: “SDOG01 £5” to 70070 to donate (you can change the amount)


Send us a cheque in the post.

You can contact us for donations via this

If you make a financial donation we can reclaim the tax, if you complete this Gift Aid form.

If your company would like to support SARDA Wales we are able to provide dogs and handlers for press coverage in recognition of your support. Contact:

Leave a gift to SARDA in your Will.

Remember a charity in your will

A gift in your will can save lives.
For more details on how to do this visit this external website link.

Where does the money go?

We have summarised our main expenditure items as follows:

Assessment Weekend – £2000
Training Weekend with accommodation and catering – £750
Equip a new dog team – £2000
Search Managers Lap Top with software – £1000
Re-equip an existing dog team with new waterproofs – £500
Cover a dog teams motor expenses for a year – £300
Cover a search dogs annual pet insurance – £300

Our annual running costs average about £20,000 and our only income is your donations.

Volunteer your time

We always need people to help, especially in the following areas:


Without bodies the dogs cannot train and so they are a vital ingredient! 

You will get a friendly welcome, free food and accommodation in North Wales for the weekend and join the team as a valued member. Some important qualities are:

  • You must like dogs!
  • Happy to get wet and slobbered on;
  • Be able to hide in obscure places;
  • Have a sense of humour;
  • Be happy to take instructions;



We are always glad of help with catering on our training weekends
For more details email

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