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|Man-Trackers & Dog Handlers in Search &
Rescue: Basic Guidelines and Information by
Fuller, Johnson, Koester. This book explores the unique
combination of Search & Rescue dog teams and Man-trackers. This
combination might be the most effective tool management has for rapid
book introduces each type of resource and then educates each team as to
the capabilities and limitations of each. It also explodes common
myths and legends associated with each resource. Perhaps most useful
is the final chapter which outlines several different training exercises
that both trackers and handlers might use.
ISBN: 1-879471-31-0 2000 dbS Productions 98pp $9.95
The Training of the Search and Rescue Dog by
Susan Bulanda. All America is thrilled by Search and Rescue missions
especially when the well-trained dogs are brought in to save victims of
earthquakes hurricanes and man-made disasters. We watch with fascination
and horror as these tales unfold across our television sets. This is one
of the few comprehensive books on the training of SAR dogs. It is a
complete approach to training for this type of dog. Nominated as Best Book
of the Year in its category by the Dog Writer's Association.
ISBN: 0944875416 Doral Publishing 1995 170pp $21.20
and Rescue Dogs: Training Methods by the
American Rescue Dog Association. Appropriate for anyone with any breed,
this guide emphasizes handler and unit training and conditioning for dogs,
covers searches (water and ground) and tracking and terrain
analysis. A classic that is found in almost every search and rescue
dog handler's library.
ISBN: 0764567039 IDG Books 2002 256pp $11.89
Dog Tactics by Sandy Bryson. Communities
need police K-9 more than ever in the 21st Century. This book suggests the best
tactical methods to deploy the K-9; has actual incidents from street experience and court
records; plus contributions from over 200 law enforcement agencies throughout the United States. Of interest to K-9
officers, patrol officers, administrators, police academies, working and sporting dog handlers and trainers.
ISBN: 1-550591975 2000 Detselig 457pp $47.95