Build a solid and valuable foundation of knowledge regarding the rewarding field of Search and Rescue (SAR) K9’s. Have a dog and want to know if they are a good fit? Want to get started in search and rescue as a dog handler? This one-of-a-kind course delivers the benefits of having all of the information you need to get started without having to spend the time and money searching elsewhere. Benefit from saved time and money by receiving the training on your schedule and at your home or office. Online, self-paced search & rescue dog training introduction. Instructed by veteran K9 handler/trainer. Certs and CEU’s available. Ideal for new or future handlers!
Little Timmy lost in the woods, hundreds of people missing after a hurricane, a homicide victim dumped in an unknown location, dozens of people unaccounted for in an office building after being hit by a tornado, the boater who is missing and is presumed drowned … These are all examples of search and rescue missions that have relied upon highly trained dogs to work with their handler to locate the lost and missing people. Based on the experiences of a veteran dog handler, trainer and program manager spend less than an hour getting the back story of how these dogs are trained and what you need to know if you want to explore the gratifying journey of a SAR K9 Handler.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
Is your dog up to the challenge? Start your research here. Course participants will be able to explain the differences in dogs used for different search and rescue (SAR) operations, identify the training steps needed to train a certified and reliable SAR dog and will examine the other factors that are required to build these amazing, life-saving resources. This self-paced course is ideal for anyone wanting an accurate and solid foundation of SAR K9 knowledge. Taught by a veteran handler and trainer. Search & Rescue Dog Training is the ideal foundation step for prospective handlers.