K9 Scent Detection: My Favorite Judge Lives in a Kennel by Jan KaldenbachK9 Scent Detection: My Favorite Judge Lives in a Kennel by Jan Kaldenbach

K9 Scent Detection: My Favorite Judge Lives in a Kennel

byJan Kaldenbach

Hardcover | April 15, 1998

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Renowned K9 trainer and handler Jan Kaldenbach delivers a concise, informative guide to the training and use of K9s for scent detection in police investigations. With lots of practical advice and handy training schedules, Kaldenbach gives trainers the knowledge to successfully train K9s in scent detection for tracking, drug detection, and suspect discrimination. He describes the right way to use scent detection dogs in a variety of operational situations.

This guide also contains information on how dogs perceive odors, how their noses function, the qualities that make a dog suitable for scent detection work, tips for handlers to keep in mind, and how dogs are able to track humans. Each chapter includes detailed diagrams and illustrations.

Jan Kaldenbach was a police office for over 30 years in the Netherlands, spending 12 of those years working with detector dogs in scent discrimination, tracking, and drug detection. After his retirement in 1992, he traveled around the world assisting various law enforcement agencies with their K9 training programs.
Title:K9 Scent Detection: My Favorite Judge Lives in a KennelFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:168 pages, 9.32 × 8.42 × 0.62 inShipping dimensions:9.32 × 8.42 × 0.62 inPublished:April 15, 1998Publisher:Brush EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1550591592

ISBN - 13:9781550591590


Table of Contents

1. Canine intelligence and observation
2. The perception of odors
3. The nose and how it works
4. The right dog and handler for the job
5. How dogs can find us
6. Tracking
7. Drug detection
8. Suspect discrimination