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IDHS > About IDHS > Training & Exercise > Training Branch > Search and Rescue Training Program > Reference Resources and Recommended Reading Reference Resources and Recommended Reading

 

"An Introduction to Land Search Probabilities and Calculations", William Syrotuck, 1975

"Basic Narcotic Detection Dog Training", Jack Robicheaux, 1995

"Decoys and Aggression", Stephen A. Mackenzie, 1996

"Der Schutzhund", Helmut Raiser, 1996

"Dogwatching", Desmond Morris, 1986

"Fun Nosework for Dogs", Roy Hunter

"Fundamentals of Search and Rescue", Donald Cooper, Patrick LaValla, Robert Stoffel

"Good Owners, Great Dogs", Brian Kilcommons, 1992

"Journey into Darkness", John Douglass

"Land Navigation for the Outdoor Enthusiasts", Bob Newman, 1995

"Managing the Lost Person Incident", Ken Hill, 1997

"Man-Trackers & Dog Handlers in Search and Rescue: Basic Guidelines and Information",

Greg Fuller, Ed Johnson, Robert Koester, 2000

"Mindhunter", John Douglass

"On the Trail", Jan Tweedie, 1998

"Scent and the Scenting Dog", William G. Syrotuck, 1972

"Scent- Training to Track, Search, and Rescue", Milo D. Pearsall, Hugo Verbruggen, 1982

"Search Dog Training: How to Get Started", Ed Stopper, Madde Watts, 1995

"Search and Rescue Dogs", American Rescue Dog Association, 1991

"Search Dog Training", Sandy Bryson, 1997

"Search is an Emergency- Field Coordinator’s Handbook for Managing Search Operations",

Emergency Response Institute, Inc., 1987

"Some Grid Search Techniques for Locating Lost Individuals in Wilderness Areas",

William Syrotuck, 1974

"The Police Textbook for Dog Handlers", Bill Tolhurst, 1991

"The Wolf Almanac", Robert H. Busch, 1995

"Practical Scent Dog Training", Lue Button, 1990

"Purely Positive Training", Sheila Booth, 1998