Rescue dog

Rescue dog training

The most important aspect of search and rescue dog training is the ability of the dog to respond to commands promptly and without any second of hesitation. Together with police dogs, rescue dogs are among the best-trained canines. They are more than pets or fun companions – they can actually save lives, human lives. Rescue dogs are trained to perfection, since the impact of an unsuccessful rescue dog training method could prove to be disastrous, both for the dog and for those he is trying to save. Special dog training units that pick and help train rescue dogs have strict rules concerning the dog’s training – here is the program the dog and handler must complete, both alone and when joined by other teams:

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