From the devastation of the World Trade
Center to earthquakes in Central Asia,
search and rescue dogs have proven
invaluable in helping to find victims of
disasters whether man-made or natural.
Appropriate for anyone with any breed,
this guide emphasizes handler and unit
training and conditioning for dogs, and
covers searches (water and ground) and
tracking and terrain analysis.
This second edition, expanded and
revised with new color photography,
provides readers with the necessary
training methods for dogs in various SAR
disciplines, including wilderness,
evidence, cadaver, water, avalanche, and
disaster searches.
Dog Heroes of September 11th -- A
Tribute to America’s Search and Rescue
Dogs, now in its Tenth Anniversary
second edition, is the first and only major
publication to salute the canines that
served our nation in the recovery
missions following the terrorists’ strikes on
Scent of the Missing is the story of
Susannah and Puzzle’s adventures as
they search for the missing—a lost teen,
an Alzheimer’s patient wandering in the
cold, signs of the crew amid the debris of
the space shuttle Columbia disaster—and
unravel the mystery of the bond between
humans and dogs.
This book presents advice and guidance
for rescue dog handlers, with information
on how dogs scent, and detailed
instruction on training of both dogs and
their handlers.
Copyright 2021 © Barry M. Baker
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