Search And Rescue Saturday — Kenosha

by Mr. Taleteller on

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 […]

Kuster Urban Trail-- TalesAndTails.com

Search And Rescue Saturday–Nose Calibration

by Mr. Taleteller on

Have you ever heard of calibrating a dog’s nose? We Have A Problem Here’s my issue.  We’ve been doing many fun, shorter in length, and hotter trails lately.  Basically, fresher laid trails.  This is due to demonstrations, and the biggest training barrier of just time in the day.  It is very difficult to actually get […]

Ready To Ride -- Tales and Tails

The Mobile Welcoming Committee

by Houndstooth on

Earlier this week, it was time to do some much needed work on the brakes Princessmobile.  It was supposed to be a quick job that Mr. Taleteller did that had the car finished in more than enough time for him to pick me up after work.  I hear you laughing now.  Of course that’s not […]

Sula Catches the Trail

Search And Rescue Saturday — Scent Discrimination

by Mr. Taleteller on

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 […]

Spa Day -- Tales and Tails #MilkBone

The Pampered Pooch

by Houndstooth on

If you read our blog on a regular basis, you might get the idea that some of our dogs are a little pampered or even spoiled.  I think we all spoil our pets a bit to some degree.  If you’re a multiple pet household, you might even spoil your pets a little differently.  Sometimes that’s […]

Jr. Handler and her dog

Search And Rescue — Jr. Handler Program

by Mr. Taleteller on

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 […]