K9 Search and Rescue teaches you how to harness your dog's instincts as you learn how to:
Stimulate your dog's natural hunting drive for effective SAR training.
Start your dog's training program with an easy, three-step process.
Develop skills in a variety of search operations, including wilderness, avalanche and disaster scenarios.
Step-by-step instructions, dozens of illustrations and photographs from the field establish a professional K-9 SAR program to benefit both beginners and experts.
Dr. Resi Gerritsen and Ruud Haak have trained search and rescue dogs for more than 30 years and have taken part in rescue operations around the world. Based on their decades of study and experience, their innovative SAR training method is rooted in a firm, scientific understanding of K-9 instincts.
As world-renowned specialists in the field of dog work and the authors of more than 30 dog training titles, they serve as training directors and international judges for the International Red Cross Federation, the United Nations, the International Rescue Dog Organization and the Federation Cynologique Internationale (FCI).