Search & Rescue Articles Listing
All articles are in pdf format and require Adobe Reader for viewing.
Any duplication or use of these articles or quotations from them for
commercial purposes requires the permission of the authors.
The following articles are by Deborah Palman and are provided for
non-commercial use to advance and promote the use of working dogs in law
enforcement and search and rescue.
K-9 Safety Training
When 1 +
1 = 3
Conditioning for Police K-9s
History and Perspective on SAR Dogs in Maine
K-9 Searches for Expended Shells
Leadership, Obedience, and Working Dog Teams
Using Force in Police Dog Training
Record Keeping for SAR Dog Teams
and Rescue Dogs and the Ground Searcher
Search and Rescue for Patrol K-9 Teams
Search and Rescue in Maine
Searching Contaminated Scenes for Evidence
for the Mentally Disabled
the "Handler Proof" Find / Refind
and Personalities in Dog Training
The Be Still Exercise
Timing Is Everything
Start is the Most Difficult Part
Fetch or Not to Fetch
Tracking in Four Dimensions
Tracking vs. Trailing
The following articles are by other authors and are provided with their
permission for non-commercial use to advance and promote the use of working dogs
in law enforcement and search and rescue. All articles are in pdf format and
Adobe Reader for viewing.
Olfaction: An Overview of the Anatomy, Physiology and Genetics
the Airscent Dog to use Voice Contact
Want to Be a SAR Dog Handler?
Winds Over Wildlands (transcribed
from Forest Service Handbook 272)