Ladean McKittrick is the primary handler of Trigg, the family’s 3rd search dog.
Ladean has been active with Gallatin County Search & Rescue since 1996. In addition to Search Dogs, Ladean is an active participant in the GCSAR Heli, Alpine, & Hasty units along with the GCSAR component of the Gallatin Ham Radio Club. When not volunteering for Search & Rescue, Ladean is an Assistant Research Professor with the Civil Engineering Department at Montana State University in Bozeman and the Assistant Director of the Subzero Research Lab (SRL) at MSU.
When duty calls, Trigg loves working with the team and is especially fond of helicopters as a mode of transportation.
Ladean and Trigg are certified in: