Item description for Dog Detectives: How To Train Your Dog to Find Lost Pets by Kat Albrecht, Dave McKean, George Pratt, Neil Gaiman, Lijun Diao, Timothy E. Liston & Raymond E. Feist...
Dog Detectives: How To Train Your Dog to Find Lost Pets by Kat Albrecht
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.75" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.88 lbs.
Release Date Nov 5, 2007
Publisher Dogwise Publishing
ISBN 1929242484 ISBN13 9781929242481
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Dog Detectives- Train Your Dog to Find Lost Pets Mar 5, 2008
Do you own a cat-friendly dog? A dog who turns himself inside-out with enthusiasm every time he sees a cat? If you do, then you the foundation to begin working with Kat Albrect's book Dog Detectives.
Just think about the concept for a minute. You and your dog, aided by Kat's book have an opportunity to replace tears and worries on the face of a cat owner, with smiles of gratitude when you deliver the lost cat into her arms.
Dog Detectives take a simple, direct approach to a complex process. Kat applies her own years of knowledge and experience and gives you the basic and advanced techniques for this journey. If you don't have a cat-friendly dog, she covers that aspect as well. You can sign on to be a MAR (Missing Animal Recovery) technician and learn how to spot the signs of a cat friendly dog in shelters.
Don't think that you can just read this once and be an "expert." This is a book that you will return to time and again to review tips and points and refresh your training.
User-friendly, positive tone the ultimate goal is to give your high-energy dog a job and perhaps put a few dollars in your pocket along the way. But the biggest payoff is the satisfaction of knowing that because of this book, you and your dog were responsible to stop the heartache of a cat lover by retrieving her lost cat!
Excellent book Mar 3, 2008
This book is well organized and well written. Before going into actual training techniques it lays a foundation of information about scent, tracking and search techniques. It was an interesting and easy read, and very informative and practical.
Your Dog Can Be a Hero! Feb 21, 2008
Want a practical application to the tracking you've taught your dog? Is your dog able to find cats or other dogs? Find out how to test your dog's suitability, and how to predict lost pet behavior with "Dog Detectives".
Kat gives step by step proven methods to train your dog to find cats or other lost pets. You'll learn about area searches and trailing.
"Dog Detectives" is loaded with diagrams and photos to help reinforce issues as well as case studies and tons of examples. Kat also lays out the pros and cons of becoming a volunteer or paid pet detective.