For a number of years, Dr. Stark has been observing and working with police dogs and police dog handlers, with a view to sorting out some of the many misperceptions and myths that prevail in the world of working dogs. Through this unique collection of her thought-provoking articles and photographs, she shares her observations and analyses in a way that...
This is the story of one man's struggle to develop the British War Dog School. Richardson began experimenting with military and police dogs in 1898, and in 1910 began petitioning for a British military dog program. He finally received official approval with support of officers who were unofficially, and successfully, using his dogs in the field.
K9 Complete Care is a remarkable book aimed at the owners, trainers and handlers of working dogs, although there is much here for pet owners as well. Authors Resi Gerritsen and Ruud Haak, themselves experienced with training and handling working dogs and the authors of numerous K9 training books, provide a detailed overview of caring for a working dog.
A good decoy needs to be an expert in canine communication, and needs to know how to use this language to stimulate aggression in the dog. This book explains, step by step, how to understand the canine paralanguage and how to use your own body to communicate with the dog.
This manual is aimed at trainers and administrators in police service who are trying to build a solid explosive detecting K9 team. Ron Mistafa covers Canadian and US laws regarding possession of explosive materials and devices, criminal acts related to these and using a K9 team in fighting these crimes.
Inside this book you will find comprehensive information on every aspect of the K9 unit, from administration to officer safety on the job. R.S. Eden presents training exercises and deployment procedures comprised of nearly two decades of personal knowledge and the practical experience of other officers.
It's impossible to imagine life today without professionally trained Guard, Sentry and Police Dogs. The successful training of a reliable Protection Dog doesn't start, as is often thought, with the bite work, but with a good education and obedience exercises.
Gerritsen and Haak's methods are based on acquiring a clear understanding of what is involved in tracking, what the dog's scent capabilities really are, and what conditions can affect the dog's tracking ability, and how. From this background, handlers can choose from a variety of methods to train their dog to track.
Kaldenbach covers all the ins and outs of using a K9 for scent detection in police investigations. From K9 intelligence and observation to the dog's nose and how it works; from the qualities needed to make a good scent detection team to concise methods for training scent detection dogs in tracking, drug detection or suspect discrimination.
Professional Schutzhund trainers and instructors Resi Gerritsen and Ruud Haak bring their years of knowledge and experience together in this book, K9 Schutzhund Training. Appropriate for training dogs for both protection work and for international sport dog certification and competition, this is designed to be an especially practical training method.