U.S. Military Working Dog Training Handbook (Paperback)

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Learn how to train your dog exactly as the U.S. military trains its canine soldiers. This manual is the Department of Defense's principle source of information on care, conditioning, and training of our nation's Military Working Dogs - such as Cairo, the canine who served in the raid that killed Bin Laden. From basics, such as HEEL and STAY to negotiating obstacle courses, to tracking, searching, and even attacking . . . this manual shows readers how our military trains their dogs to be the best trained canines in the world. Contents include: * Veterinary Training Priorities * Principles of Conditioning and Behavior Modification * Patrol Dog Training * Clear Signals Training Method * Deferred Final Response * Detector Dog Training Validation * The Military Working Dog (WMD Program) * Facilities and Equipment * And more...

About the Author


The U.S. Air Force is the executive agency for the Department of Defense Military Working Dog Program. The 341st Training Squadron, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, operates this program. They provide trained Military Working Dogs, handlers, trainers and kennel masters for the Department of Defense and other government agencies.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780762780327
ISBN-10: 0762780320
Publisher: Lyons Press
Publication Date: October 30th, 2012
Pages: 304
Language: English