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Disaster Search Dog teams save lives! Quick response to natural and man-made disasters can mean the difference between life and death for trapped victims. Highly trained Disaster Search Dog (DSD) teams are an increasingly important component in response efforts to save lives in the face of terrorist attacks, earthquakes and floods?and training these teams has never been more important. Whether you aspire to have your dog ready to help your community in case of a local disaster or you wish to select and train a dog to become part of a certified FEMA, DSD team, this is the first book written that tells you how to do it. Training the Disaster Search Dog describes the step-by-step training methods that human-dog teams use to locate victims in rubble and is based on the author's 28 years of field experience. Choosing the right dog, teaching the dog to alert on possible victims, and detailed training regimens.

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tami.kat, April 26, 2007 (view all comments by tami.kat)
Shirley is upfront on what it takes to become a Disaster Search team. The team is the dog and handler and while the dog may have the skills the handler also has to be prepared to handle the disaster scene.

Shirley explains how agility skills can be translated into helping your dog become a Disaster Search Dog as part of her training triangle. Shirley also comprehensively lays out training goals and plans and how to implement them with your dog to make you successful in this new training.

The Appendix information is helpful for determining if your dog would be successful as a Disaster Search Dog or if your puppy would be. There's also useful instructions on how to build your own training equipment. The book uses photographs and diagrams to explain concepts to further learning.

Shirley was a guest author at CSDogBookReview in August 2006 and we really enjoyed her visit!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781929242191
Author:
Hammond, Shirley M. I.
Publisher:
Dogwise Publishing
Subject:
Dogs - Training
Subject:
Training
Subject:
Disasters
Subject:
General-General
Publication Date:
20050831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
186
Dimensions:
9.98x7.00x.47 in. .90 lbs.

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