Ready! The Training of the Search and Rescue Dog
by Susan Bulanda, 264 pages, paperback
Ready! The Training of the Search and Rescue Dog 2nd Edition is a well researched and practical resource for training a search and rescue dog written by an experienced search and rescue animal trainer who is also a keen student of animal behavior. Susan Bulanda introduces the reader to dog training by helping you understand first the process of how a dog learns. She then explains a step-by-step method that leads to the development of a dog that is eager to carry out the vital functions of search and rescue.
About the Author
Susan Bulanda has been a dog trainer and behavior consultant since 1962. She is a dedicated member of the National Search Dog Alliance, Dog Writers Association of America, and the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants as their former Vice President. More recently, Susan Bulanda and her husband Larry formed the Coventry Canine Search and Rescue, which merged with the Phoenixville Fire Department to become the Phoenixville FD K-9 SAR Unit.