April/May 2014




In This Issue:

  • K-9 Scent Detection: Applying Science to the Art of Detection Canines – Minimizing Contamination and Extraneous Odors by Battelle staff members: K. Good, N. Knebel, S. Lawhon, L. Siers, D. Winkel | Photos by Derek Cain
  • K-9 Training: Power Biting by Justin Rigney
  • K-9 Spotlight: Windsor K-9 – Windsor Police Service, Ontario, Canada by John Bochenek
  • K-9 Healthcare: Is it Spring Break or Boot Camp for Your Dog? by Dr. Jill Cline
  • K-9 Bitework: Get on the Ground! by James Allen Parker | Photography by Lisa Taylor
  • K-9 Advice & Opinion: Train and Survive by Brad Smith
  • K-9 E-Collar: Motivational Obedience with the E-Collar by Doug Roller
  • K-9 Tracking: Double Dog Dare Ya! Part I by Jeff Schettler
  • K-9 Legal: Elements of the Pre-Deployment Warning by John M. Peters, Attorney at Law
  • K-9 Training: The Verbal Out, Out and Return, and a Tactical Release: A Three Part Series by Jerry Bradshaw
  • End Quote: “Properly trained, a man can be a dog’s best friend.” – Corey Ford | K-9 Officer Tim Warren of the St. Cloud PD & K-9 Neo at sunrise

Editor’s Top Ten: 

  1. Reward Toy: Elite K-9 Yellow Working Ball with T-Tug Handle | www.elitek9.com
  2. Non-Profit: Vest Ohio K9 | www.facebook.com/VestOhioK9
  3. Events: Vigilant Canine Services International (VSCI) | www.vigilantcanine.com
  4. K-9 Prolaunch | www.k9prolaunch.com
  5. Canines: Mountain Empire Police K-9 | www.mountainempirepolicek9.com
  6. Water Bowl: Spill Proof Buddy Bowl | www.greatamericanspillproof.com
  7. Vehicle Insert: K-9 Guardian Vehicle Insert | www.k9guardian.com
  8. Book: The Police K-9 Unit Book | www.lrk9.com
  9. Conference: K-9 Cop Magazine Police & Military Working Dog Conference & Vendor Show | www.k9copmagazine.com
  10. Photography: Tuff Photo by Victoria Rak | www.tuffphoto.com

Working Dog of the Month

  • November 2013 WDOM: Sgt. Ray Wong & PSD Scout | Vancouver BC, Canada
  • December 2013 WDOM: Ssgt Amanda Cubbage & MWD Mina
  • January 2014 WDOM: PO Paterson & Patrol Narcotic K-9 Bushido | Boston Police K-9 Unit
  • February 2014 WDOM: Tony & PEDD Rex out with the USMC Urozgan Province of Afghanistan, Tarin Kowt