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Search and Rescue Dogs: Training the K-9 Hero
2nd Edition


This is the official Search & Rescue training book by the American Rescue Dog Association®

Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
© September 2002




Cost: $15.00

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  1. Clear, step-by-step lessons on training your dog for a variety of search and rescue operations
  2. Ways to keep your dog -and yourself- safe in the face of disaster
  3. Practical information on procedures and equipment for dogs, handlers, and human volunteers
  4. The ultimate experience of the interdependence of Human and Dog



Lost Person Behavior

Lost Person Behavior

By: Robert J. Koester

© dbS Productions 2008 - 2009




Cost: $25.00

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Lost person behavior is the cornerstone of search and rescue efforts. Based upon a landmark study, this book is the definitive guide to solving the puzzle of where a lost person might be found. Nowhere else is it possible to learn about the latest subject categories, behavioral profiles, up to date statistics, suggested initial tasks, and specialized investigative questions. Whether the subject is underground, underwater, under collapsed rubble, on land or has fallen from the sky, this book delivers what search managers need.

Lost Person Behavior provides the reader with:

  1. an indispensable book that can be used as a field reference (special rugged binding allows the book to lay flat) and an essential library reference;
  2. the latest search and rescue incident statistics from the International Search & Rescue Incident Database (ISRID), which contains over 50,000 SAR incidents;
  3. 41 subject categories, many of which are new and presented for the first time;
  4. new detailed behavioral profiles that give insight into what drives the basic behaviors of lost people;
  5. tatistics based upon ecoregions to best match your specific search areas;
  6. the ability to pinpoint the most likely areas to search, then determine initial tasks quickly using reflex tasking, the bike wheel model, and quick consensus.



First Aid for Search and Rescue Canines

First Aid for Search and Rescue Canines

By: Karen Dashfield, DVM

© Karen Dashfield 2009 - 3rd ed.



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Cost: $12.00

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Knowing 1st Aid for dogs is essential for all SAR personnel- and working dog Handlers.


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