Practical Solutions to Common Search-Dog Training Problems
K9 Search and Rescue Troubleshooting will help you diagnose and fix the most common training errors in your SAR dog with positive, effective methods.
Learn how to:
Find the right dog for SAR work.
Pick the right training method for you and your dog.
Avoid common handler mistakes during SAR operations.
Susan Bulanda, bestselling author of Ready! Training the Search and Rescue Dog, is back with a new book that every SAR dog handler needs. Susan shares the tips and tricks she’s learned over the decades to help handlers not only properly raise and train SAR dogs from puppies but also to fix problems in dogs that have been improperly trained.
The stages of a dog’s early development are explored on how it affects its behavior as an adult. The latest research in scent is presented: what it is, how dogs detect it, and what they detect—crucial information for all SAR dog handlers—and a fascinating look at how dogs perceive the world.
Susan Bulanda is a recognized expert in animal behavior and K9 search and rescue. Susan has spent decades working with SAR dog handlers around the world to improve their K-9 teams' performance with her positive, professional approach to training. She has formed and run two K9 SAR units, is a founding member of the National Search Dog Alliance, and a former vice president and dog chairperson of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. Susan is an award-winning author and has written hundreds of articles and eight books.