Search and Rescue Dogs: Training the K-9 Hero (Paperback)

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    Search and Rescue Dogs: Training the K-9 Hero, is told in the authoritative voice of the American Rescue Dog Association (ARDA), the nation's oldest airscenting search dog organization. Since its founding, ARDA's standards and training methods have served as the model for dog units around the nation.
    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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    ISBN 9780764567032
    Genre PETS / Dogs / Breeds
    Format Paperback
    Pages 288
    Publisher Date 2002-09-20 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Howell Book House
    Copyright Year 2002
    Height 9.25 in
    Wdth 6.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 1.05 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Training the K-9 Hero
    Edition Number 2
    Audience Professional and scholarly

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