Partners: Everyday Working Dogs Being Heroes Every Day

June 1, 2013|
Partners: Everyday Working Dogs Being Heroes Every Day by Nan Walton
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Partners celebrates the diversity of the canine contribution to our species, providing the reader with heart-warming stories of loyalty, perseverance and courage, as evidenced by examples of the five disciplines dealt with in Partners: law enforcement, guide dogs, therapy dogs, scent-detection dogs and search and rescue dogs.

Written by people who learned to trust their lives to the senses of a dog, and highlighting true examples of working dog behaviour, it enables all dog lovers to understand the inborn senses and instincts of their dog, which man can shape to his benefit.

Instincts tie these stories together: Bart finding a child lost on a mountain, Traveler pulling his blind partner from the path of a moving car, and Truman soothing the souls of abused children. With specific explanations of physiological attributes and innate characteristics - such as olfactory prowess, survival instincts, and intelligent disobedience - plus quotes from fifty canine professionals chronicling working dog behaviors, Partners demonstrates the similarities between the behaviour of a tender Cocker Spaniel that brought an abused child back to reality, and a tough law enforcement K9 that assured his handlers safety. This is the story Partners delivers - unity.

With 18 years of in-the-field experience in search and rescue, forensic crime scene recovery, narcotics detection, and therapy dogs, DeeAnn ''NanÃ? Walton has a unique understanding of dog behavior. SheÃ?s been there, experienced the training, the searches, the behavior, the push and pull to accomplish what man wants in the face of th...
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Title:Partners: Everyday Working Dogs Being Heroes Every Day
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:160 pages, 9 X 7 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:160 pages, 9 X 7 X 0.75 in
Published:June 1, 2013
Publisher:Hubble & Hattie
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781845844202

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