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:
Extensive photographs illustrate real-life missions, including images of Ground Zero and the Pentagon taken by ARDA volunteers after September 11, 2001.
Great book I just started doing ser work with my Rott this book is the real dealPublished 2 months ago by bill
I found this book very helpful. It had good practical exercises to train your dog that were easy to understand. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tiwanna
Good book. Bad vendor. Ordered this book in mid June. Shipping info gave me a window of June 17- July 10. It finally showed up on July 14. I am pleased with the book. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Richard Smith
Not enough how to info and a bit long winded not my favorite book I would love to see companion videos that help give examples.Published 16 months ago by jason schuyler
I especially love BloodHounds. I read anything I can on the subject and am always trying to improve my knowledge.Published 16 months ago by Lanita C. Garner
I got this book to prepare for being part of a K-9 unit and training my first dog. It is extremely well-written with the appropriate balance between background, exercises, visual... Read morePublished 16 months ago by KiwiMonster
Very well written,easy to understand and I love the pictures. It encouraged me to get involved with a local group and start training.Published 16 months ago by laura daniels
If you are involved or just interested about search and rescue work with dogs then, this book will make for great reading. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Maureen