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Search And Rescue — Jr. Handler Program

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In order to promote interest in the field of K-9 search and rescue, encourage responsible pet ownership and encourage community service our team has recently started a Jr. Handler program. Junior handler programs provide youth with opportunities to improve their handling skills, practice good sportsmanship and get hands-on experience that touches many facets of their […]

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Search And Rescue Saturday–Unusual Things

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Here are a few unusual things.  From time to time things happen and seem completely normal as they happen.  But, after a few days when you are sitting down, thinking about your week, it all seems unusual. First, there’s no secret that we do public relations events.  A few weeks ago Küster and I found […]

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Search And Rescue Saturday — Area Search Dogs

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Let’s talk Area Search Dogs This discipline basically involves sending the K-9 out to locate human scent as it travels in the wind.  The area search dog is very effective in finding lost individuals in large areas or terrain where human searchers would have difficultly or take considerable time searching.  These dogs cover large areas […]

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Search And Rescue Saturday — Training Slump

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Readers, it is summer.  This means hot temperatures, lots of sweat, and for me — I’m in a training slump. Slump: A period of poor or losing play by team or individual.  A sudden decrease.  Merriam-Webster  Now this slump is really irritating.   It’s not planned.  If it were, it would be called a break […]