Search and Rescue Dogs: Training the K-9 Hero

Search and Rescue Dogs: Training the K-9 Hero

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by American Rescue Dog
     
 

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Winner 1991 Maxwell Medallion Best Special Volume

ABOUT THE FIRST EDITION

"...the techniques and the case studies here are so interesting that a read will prove rewarding to ordinary trainers and fanciers alike." —Publisher?s Weekly

From the devastation of the World Trade Center to earthquakes in Central Asia, search and rescue dogs have proven

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Winner 1991 Maxwell Medallion Best Special Volume

ABOUT THE FIRST EDITION

"...the techniques and the case studies here are so interesting that a read will prove rewarding to ordinary trainers and fanciers alike." —Publisher?s Weekly

From the devastation of the World Trade Center to earthquakes in Central Asia, search and rescue dogs have proven invaluable in helping to find victims of disasters?whether man-made or natural.

First published in 1991 to critical acclaim, this newly expanded and revised edition of Search and Rescue Dogs: Training the K-9 Hero, contains original, updated content. Chapters describe cutting-edge training techniques used for wilderness, disaster, cadaver dogs, and water searches, and by state and federal disaster organizations such as FEMA.

Search and Rescue Dogs: Training the K-9 Hero, 2nd Edition provides:

  • Clear, step-by-step lessons on training your dog for a variety of search and rescue operations
  • Ways to keep your dog?and yourself?safe in the face of disaster
  • Practical information on procedures and equipment for dogs, handlers, and human volunteers
  • The ultimate experience of the interdependence of Human and Dog

Extensive photographs illustrate real-life missions, including images of Ground Zero and the Pentagon taken by ARDA volunteers after September 11, 2001.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764567032
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/02/2002
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
473,834
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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