Monthly Archives: June 2014

Dog dies after NC deputy leaves Police K9 in Car

Heat can Kill Your Police Dog in Minutes Duplin County, NC - The Duplin County Sheriff says that Deputy Kevin Williams was working when he received a call that his child was sick and needed to be picked up from school. Later, when Deputy Williams arrived home, he fed the police dog, but forgot to…
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Successful K9 Drug Interdiction

Good Job!  That's a Great Drug Find! Ever Thought of what you might have Missed? As a K9 handler, being successful at drug interdiction is something that can take a lot of work and training.  Both you and your drug dog need to be as well trained as possible in a number of areas in…
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Do You Trust Your Tracking Dog?

Success is Where Preparation and Opportunity Meet It’s 3:21 a.m. and you arrive on-scene with your dog. It’s muggy and damp outside and they have a 45 minute head start. The eyewitness tells you that they were last seen heading south past the tree line.   You harness your partner and prepare to track. Your dog…
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Using Toys for Tracking Dogs

Because You Can't Put Handcuffs on a Toy Some time back, I was conducting a K9 problem solving seminar for a number of departments and law enforcement agencies when a handler approached me to ask my advice on a failed track that he had recently conducted.  He was clearly bothered by losing an apprehension on…
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