K9 Resources in Print

K9 Resources in Print

Many great concepts and K9 training resources are in print! Please see the list below for reading resources while training your dog for search and rescue. 


VSRDA Glossary


Teaching Direction & Control

Article by Shirley Hammond on teaching Direction & Control to K9s, using platforms and markers. 

Effective Use of Dogs in Search Management

Article by David Godfrey-Smith provides guidelines for law enforcement and search managers, in regards to how best to utilize SAR K9s. 

How Scent and Airflow Works

Article by Jennifer Pennington with custom illustrations on how scent and airflow affects search dogs.