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The Official U.S. Military Working Dog Training Handbook - by Department of Defense (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 304

Genre: Pets

Sub-Genre: Dogs

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Lyons Press

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: Training

Author: Department of Defense

Language: English

Street Date: October 3, 2019
TCIN: 77893825
UPC: 9781493045068
Item Number (DPCI): 247-63-8130
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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The working dog conditioning and training manual developed by the U.S. military--from simple commands to border security to complex actions, such as those performed by the dog Cairo in the raid that killed Osama Bin laden.



Book Synopsis



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.
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