Search And Rescue Saturday — Kenosha

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Last weekend Küster and I found ourselves in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  What were we doing in Kenosha one might ask?  Well, we were assisting the Search Dog Organization of North America (SDONA).   SDONA was asked to travel to Kensosha,WI and speak with a new K9 Search and Rescue team. So, the instructors and helpers headed […]

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Search And Rescue Saturday — Scent Discrimination

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I received an email yesterday that asked about how a trailing dog follows the correct person.  Of course, this would be an interesting thing to write about.  We call this ability to detect one person from another scent discrimination.  This also starts getting into the scent theories and whether or not you believe dogs can […]

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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 […]