Building a Basic Foundation for Search and Rescue Dog Training

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Lulu.com, 2007 - Pets - 176 pages
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Hundreds of tips are revealed to help handlers train the Search and Rescue dog. This instructional guide describes the skills needed to lay a solid foundation for successfully training the SAR dog. The reader will examine disciplines such as Wilderness Air Scent, Human Remains Detection (both land and water), First Responder Dogs, Disaster, and Trailing dogs. Learn the skills needed to prepare physically, mentally, and intellectually for SAR operations. Enjoy meeting REAL SAR dogs in over 50 photos. Discover the industry standard for documentation including training logs, evaluations, and certifications. Sample forms for each are included. Explore Sympathetic Alerts, Human Response Alerts and handler Cues to understand why dogs behave as they do. Gain a basic knowledge of Scent Theory and learn how it impacts dog performance. Ethics and professionalism are stressed as SAR dog handlers from across the nation reveal their wisdom through TIPS and BEST PRACTICES.
 

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Contents

HISTORICAL AMBULANCE DOGS
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BLOODHOUND MEDIC K9 THE WAR BUDGET NEWSPAPER JAN 9 1915
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ANDY REBMAN AND MARCIA KOENIG
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BILL TOLHURST
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JOE MARSHALL BSAR
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K9 STYDER HANDLER AMIR FINDLING
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K9 COYOTE MARCIA KOENIG HURRICANE KATRINA PASS CHRISTIAN MS
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AIR SCENT REFIND IN PROGRESS K9 BAILEY CHRISTY JUDAH
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K9 LINDA MURPHY
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K9 BO DET MARK HOLMES TX
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Chapter 4
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K9 KAITLYNN
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K9 BINKA SHELLEY WOOD
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K9 GYPSY JUMP ALERT
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Chapter 5
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K9 KINDER JIM WARE
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K9 MAGGIE LAURIE BABSON ON TRAIL
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K9 BAILEY TORNADO 2006 COLUMBUS COUNTY NC CHRISTY JUDAH
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PHOTO COURTESY OF CAROLINA KENNELS K9S DEXTER BAILEY JR
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K9 MAGGIE HANDLER LAURIE BABSON VICTIM JOE MARSHALL
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PHOTO COURTESY OF CAROLINA KENNELS
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KES 10 YR OLD GREAT PYRENEES
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TIBETAN MASTIF
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GREAT PYRENEES AND TIBETAN MASTIFS OWNER DAVID ROBYN ALLWRIGHT
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K9 TRACKER HANDLER TERRY FLECK LEO
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Chapter 3
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K9 MAGGIE LAURIE BABSON
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K9 CARLOS SPANISH WATER DOG HANDLED BY SHELLEY WOOD
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K9 BINKA SHELLEY WOOD
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AGILITY TRAINING GROUNDS
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K9 BAILEY
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K9 PINEBENS KOCREEK RASCAL REBECCA STANEVICH
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K9 MAGGIE PAUSE BOX
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K9 BAILEY
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K9 BAILEY
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K9 BOB HANDLER SCOTTIE L EMERSON
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K9 MAGGIE
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K9 KAITLYNN JENNIFER FISHER
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K9 BAILEY
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K9 MANDY JOE ROXYE MARSHALL
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K9 STRYDER AMIR FINDLING
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K9 MANDY ROXYE MARSHALL
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K9 BOB HANDLER NOT SHOWN SCOTTIE L EMERSON
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K9 DANNY LINDA MURPHY FIGURE 47 K9 TERRY FLECK RET LEO
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K9 DENALI BERT LARK
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K9 SONAR AMIR FINDLING
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K9 SONAR AMIR FINDLING
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K9 NIA K T IRWIN
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K9 GYPSY
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K9 GYPSY SIT ALERT ON HRD CAN
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K9 BAILEY CHRISTY JUDAH
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SCENT MACHINES
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K9 MANDY ROXYE MARSHALL
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K9 BINKA SHELLEY WOOD
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K9 MAGGIE HANDLER NOT SHOWN LAURIE BABSON
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K9 TASHA NANCY CULBERSON
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K9 SHADOW LAURIE BABSON
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K9 EMMA ROSE PATTI GIBSON
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K9 JOSIE WALES PATTI GIBSON
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K9 JOSIE WALES PATTI GIBSON
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K9 BAILEY CHRISTY JUDAH
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Chapter 8
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K9 STORM K9 KINDER JIM WARE
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Chapter 9
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Chapter 10
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WENDY LONG
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