Jr. Handler and her dog

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 […]

Search And Rescue Saturday–The Search Starts

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Last week we reported that one of our team’s K-9 candidates was scratched from the team.  Now the search starts. No,this is not a search for a missing person but instead the search starts for a new K-9 partner to start training.  Newton’s family did decide to remain with the team and they started searching […]

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Search And Rescue Saturday — Cold Outside

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It’s no secret that the Chief Editor and I have four dogs at home.  Three of them love the cooler weather.  One, Flattery, does not.  She just gives you a look that say’s baby it’s cold outside.  Now for my K-9 partner baby it’s cold outside is followed up with, let us play.  I believe […]

Search And Rescue Saturday — Scent

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My Humble Attempt This week for search and rescue Saturday we discuss scent.  In full disclosure, scent theory is very involved and I am not a scent expert by any means.  So this blog post is my humble attempt to explain a few concepts which I have picked up over the years while training. For […]