February/March 2015




On the Cover:

  • K-9 Training: Tactical Obedience Training for Police K-9 Deployments: Introduction by Jerry Bradshaw & Sean Siggins | Photos by Britney Bradshaw & Derek Cain Photography
  • K-9 Featured Kennel: Tarheel Canine Training, Inc. Sanford, North Carolina
  • K-9 Bitework: Improving Your Bitework Related Control by James Allen Parker
  • K-9 Tracking/Trailing: Debunking Tracking Myths: #1 Rain and Water Destroys the Track by Jeff Schettler
  • Cover Photo: by Christina Kennedy
  • Inside Cover Photo: by Tarheel Canine Training | www.tarheelcanine.com


  • K-9 Legal: The K-9 Handler Traffic Stop Sniff by John M. Peters, Attorney at Law
  • K-9 Medic: The K-9 Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (K9-TECC) Initiative by Dr. Lee Palmer
  • K-9 Military History: Dog Days of the CBI Detachment – Canines Engage in Combat by Michael Lemish
  • K-9 Scent Detection: Applying Science to the Art of Detection Canines: Vapor Plume Dynamics by Battelle staff members: K. Good, N. Knebel, S. Lawhon, L. Siers, D. Winkel
  • K-9 Search & Rescue:  Search and Rescue K-9 Lessons Learned: Oso, Washington Landslide by Suzanne Elshult and Marcia Koenig
  • K-9 Training: Training the Bark Alert by Rodney Spicer
  • K-9 Conditioning: 10 Traits of a Good Trainer from Nestle Purina PetCare

Working Dog of the Month:

  • December 2014 WDOM: K-9 Officer Cox and K-9 Riggs, Bradley, IL PD
  • January 2015 WDOM: Sgt. Dusty Ruiz and MWD Ronni