- May 2022
- ISBN Print
- ISBN eBook
K9 Professional Tracking, 2nd Ed.
A Complete Manual for Theory and Training in Clean-Scent Tracking
Train your dog to reliably follow a human scent trail
- How to pick the right dog for tracking
- What equipment you need
- How to lay both simple and advanced tracks
- The science of scent and your dog’s nose
A well-trained tracking dog can be the deciding factor that determines success in both criminal investigations and search-and-rescue operations. When the stakes are high, demanding the highest level of performance from your K9, you need training methods relied upon by police forces and SAR teams around the world.
Dr. Resi Gerritsen and Ruud Haak show you how to train your dog in clean-scent tracking, a proven method that trains dogs to follow a particular scent on a track, while ignoring cross-tracks and other odors.
In K9 Professional Tracking, you’ll learn how to train a clean-scent tracking dog you can count on. You’ll also learn to fully understand what your K9 is and is not capable of in the field. With the right knowledge and techniques, you’ll be able to train tracking dogs to the highest professional standards.