Dave Milan

AMPWDA Trainer

Dave began his professional career working with dogs more than 20 years ago. He is the current Search Manager for South Carolina Foothills Search & Rescue and has been on more than 175 deployments with them. He has certified trailing and HRD dogs under four different organizations including NAPWDA, IPWDA, AMPWDA and IALERDT and has deployed for upward of 40 various emergency agencies.

Dave is a member of the SC Coroner’s Association, Greenville County Fire Chief’s Association and was a past volunteer for Clear Spring Fire & Rescue. He opened a boarding and training facility called Astro Kennels in 2008. He is a K9 Specialist Instructor for many schools and agencies around the Upstate of South Carolina.

Dave has been recognized by many agencies for his various live finds and recoveries. He is honored to be a part of AMPWDA and is excited to work with the K9 teams.