Detection Dogs / Police Dogs / Military Dogs

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Organizations & Associations

Canadian Police Department K-9 Units:


Reference Books:

Meet the Police Dogs: The K-9 Cop
By Christy Judah
A children's book to introduce 4 to 11 year-olds to Police Dogs...the K-9 Cop. This delightful book provides an informative view of these specially trained dogs. Photographs throughout this book demonstrate the versatility, intelligence, and extraordinary skills of the police canine. The German Sheperd Dogs, Belgian Malinois, and other breeds shown provide a glimpse into the training and daily work of the modern Police Dog. Meet the Police Dogs, K-9 Cops is a wonderful representation of our hero's, the police dogs, showing authentic police dogs doing their duty.... protecting our communities.

 

K9 Officer's Manual

By Robert Eden
Inside this book you will find comprehensive information on every aspect of the K9 unit, from administration to officer safety on the job. R.S. Eden presents training exercises and deployment procedures comprised of nearly two decades of personal knowledge and the practical experience of other officers. Action photos back up his points.

 

 

Badge on My Collar: A Chronicle of Courageous Canines

By Marilyn Jeffers Walton


How does one fully explain the symbiotic relationship between dog handlers and their dogs? Officers and their dogs mesh into a solid unit that thinks and anticipates as one as they communicate many times in unspoken words. By necessity, theirs is an extremely tight bond. This book is a window into those relationships and the lives of K-9s. It showcases fifteen memorable police and search and rescue dogs and presents their unforgettable stories. A must read for anyone who has ever loved a dog.

 

Badge on My Collar II: To Serve with Honor


By Marilyn Jeffers Walton
In this sequel to Badge on My Collar-A Chronicle of Courageous Canines, Marilyn Jeffers Walton takes you around the globe to ride along with dogs whose stellar careers and unselfish sacrifices exemplify the brave character and profile of today's police canine.

 

Search and Rescue Dogs: Training the K-9 Hero

Search and Rescue Dogs: Training the K-9 Hero

Winner 1991 Maxwell MedallionBest Special Volume ABOUT THE FIRST EDITION .....


Police Dog Tactics

Police Dog Tactics

Police Dog Tactics


The Police Dog: A Study Of The German Shepherd (or Alsatian)

The Police Dog: A Study Of The German Shepherd (or Alsatian)

The Police Dog: A Study Of The German Shepherd (or Alsatian)


War Dogs; A History of Loyalty and Heroism

War Dogs; A History of Loyalty and Heroism

War Dogs; A History of Loyalty and Heroism


The Contributions of the American Military Working Dog in Vietnam

The Contributions of the American Military Working Dog in Vietnam

The Contributions of the American Military Working Dog in Vietnam



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