Search and Rescue Dogs: Training the K-9 Hero

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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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"Dog-world devotees will find this as gripping as any thriller."-Publishers' Weekly. A revised paperback edition, with new photos of rescue dog operations at the World Trade Center and other sites First published in 1991, "Search and Rescue Dogs" is the definitive guide to training dogs for search and rescue operations. Created by the nation's oldest search dog organization, ARDA, it shows dog owners and rescue teams how to train dogs properly for all kinds of missions, including water, wilderness, disaster and avalanche. For this first-ever paperback edition, ARDA has updated the book with new information, a more user-friendly interior design, and a salute to 9/11's hero dogs. Photographs of ARDA members who participated in searches at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and Oklahoma City illustrate -The Crucial Importance of Rescue Dog Operations.

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