Dec 17

Weather or not?
Monday, 29 December 2008 14:36

Calls need to be answered at any time, regardless of the weather.  Is your team up to the challenge?

Those that desire to avoid apprehension by the law or become lost and disoriented most often never do so on a perfect spring day.  Why is it that most teams then only train in the best weather conditions and avoid going out in the rain, snow, and weather of all types?  We should train in the conditions in which we'll be deployed, be it in the middle of the night when its raining to the hottest times of the day.

Reward your K9?
Tuesday, 09 December 2008 16:05

No matter who in the K9 sector you're with, should the conversation arise about rewarding your K9 you're sure to find some deep routed passion.

In the U.S. it has become standard practice to reward a K9 with food or toy, referred to as food or toy driven.  Look at your local law enforcement agency and most likely you will see just that.  This, however, is not the global practice.  One should note that most of the U.S. is far behind in our training standards for K9 teams as it compares globally.  In training your K9 the question should be why is this a big deal and if I'm already rewarding my K9 in certain ways, can it be changed?


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