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ON THE TRAIL: A Practical Guide to the Working Bloodhound and Other Search and Rescue Dogs (PDF File)



Search and rescue dogs are now gaining worldwide attention. Training a search and rescue dog requires a huge time commitment but can be very rewarding when your dog finds a lost child and saves a life. Using her law enforcement, search and rescue, and personal experience, author Jan Tweedie details the hard work and effort involved in producing a reliable search and rescue dog. Included are chapters covering basic training, field training, advanced training, records and documentation, criminal work and health basics.

If you want to train a dog for search and rescue, learn about mantrailing, bone up on techniques, or simply enjoy reading an exciting book about bloodhound lore, this book is for you.
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