Stoner began his SAR career in 2005 and fully retired in March of 2016 at the age of 12 years old. He was a dual purpose dog, trained and certified in trailing and human remains detection. During his career, he was involved in numerous searches throughout Colorado and the surrounding states. Stoner was one of CFC's first canines. He had a calm, methodical style of searching, making him a good detail dog. His work ethic was one of patience and perseverance, willing to work all day or multiple days, as needed. Stoner has a genuine love for all people, always demonstrating the importance of peace and kindness during his work. He served the community for many years searching for the missing.