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Tracking Dog Training Books and Videos

ABOUT TRACK LAYING
by Betty Mueller
Gives the reader some basic ideas of what laying a track for a dog to follow is all about. There are fun exercises to try on your own or with friends to test each other.
ABOUT TRACKING DOG TRAINING - CREATING A PROBLEM SOLVING PARTNERSHIP
by Betty Mueller
Wonderfully put together with easy to find information and easily understood. If you are just embarking on the great adventure of tracking with your dog, you will find PLENTY of useful information about how to get started, and how to teach and then test the skills of your new problem solving partnership. And if you've been tracking for some time now—even for a very long time—you'll find much MORE than you ever thought possible!
BUILDING A BASIC FOUNDATION FOR SEARCH AND RESCUE DOG TRAINING
by J. C. Judah
Describes the skills needed to lay a solid foundation for successfully training the SAR dog. Examines disciplines such as Wilderness Air Scent, Human Remains Detection (both land and water), First Responder Dogs, Disaster, and Trailing dogs.
BUZZARDS AND BUTTERFLIES - HUMAN REMAINS DETECTION
by J. C. JUDAH
Buzzards and Butterflies is a primer for the canine handler working a Human Remains Detection Dog on land or water.

This is the text to learn training and search strategies that work for other HRD handlers including industry standards for Search Dogs and their handlers. From Crime Scene Preservation to evaluating Human Remains Detection dog teams, review the lessons learned by handlers in searches held at Freshkills (after 9/11) and in Hurricane Katrina.

CANINE SCENT WORK LOG
by Lisa Preston
Keeping a detailed record of scent training and tests, starting with your dog’s first short tracks, are invaluable in helping you become a more efficient and skilled trainer and building solid skills in your dog.

Each two-page spread of the log provides space for recording the date, weather conditions, location and terrain, and many other details of each work session, plus a place to diagram the track.

CTS FOUNDATIONS OF COMPETITIVE TRACKING TWO: TEACHING PRECISION DVD
by Joanne Fleming-Plumb
DVD - Emphasis in these videos is on breaking skills down into their most basic form, letting the dog make mistakes and benefit from them. Schutzhund or AKC tracking.
CTS FOUNDATIONS OF COMPETITIVE WORKING DOGS TRACKING ONE DVD
by Joanne Fleming-Plumb
(DVD)Emphasis is on breaking skills down into their most basic form, letting the dog make mistakes and benefit from them. Schutzhund or AKC tracking.
DOG DETECTIVES. TRAIN YOUR DOG TO FIND LOST PETS
by Kat Albrecht
Kat Albrecht has devoted years to developing proven methods to train dogs to work as cat-detection dogs and trailing dogs to search for a wide variety of companion animals. The book presents detailed, step by step, reward-based training methods as well as information on how to assess a dog's potential to be a dog detective and what you need to know as a prospective handler.
ENTHUSIASTIC TRACKING: A STEP BY STEP TRAINING HANDBOOK
by William 'Sil' Sanders
Training method described here is a systematic technique that works for almost all dogs. Prepares dog and handler for their first tracking test and TDX test.
ENTHUSIASTIC TRACKING: FIELD MAPS
by William 'Sil' Sanders
A structured, systematic training method for TD and TDX! Stresses motivational techniques, tracklayer and handler procedures, problem avoidance and solutions. Field maps for each lesson are in the book, or purchase separately to use in the field and keep your book clean!
FOLLOWING GHOSTS: DEVELOPING THE TRACKING RELATIONSHIP
by Suzanne Clothier & John Rice
Try this common sense approach to tracking/search and rescue based on respect for the dog's natural abilities, positive reinforcement and observation skills! All training is done on variable surfaces.
FUN NOSEWORK FOR DOGS, 2ND EDITION
by Roy Hunter
New Expanded 2nd edition! Exercises and games train scent discrimination, search, and obedience skills. For pets as well as competition trackers and competitive obedience.
HIP IDEAS FOR HYPER DOGS
by Amy Ammen & Kitty Foth-Regner
This book gives you fun, hip techniques especially for hyper dogs and harried pet parents who want quick results.
HOW TO RAISE A WORKING PUPPY DVD
by Ed Frawley
This DVD on puppy training shows owners how to raise a working puppy. If you are raising a Schutzhund puppy, a police service dog puppy, a S&R puppy, a personal protection dog puppy, a puppy for competition obedience or agility - they will all benefit by making some simple changes in how they are brought up and handled.
KEEPING TRACK
by
Record keeping tools for both trackers and tracklayers. Blank maps, mobile map maker, includes the Pocket Tracker (#DGT179).
MASTERING VARIABLE SURFACE TRACKING BOOK AND WORKBOOK
by Ed Presnall
Component training is widely recognized as THE way to teach Variable Surface Tracking. This method works equally well for dogs that have already achieved Tracking Dog or Tracking Dog Excellent titles or for beginning trackers.
NOVICE NOSEWORK - A PRIMER FOR BEGINNING TRACKERS
by Ed Presnall & Lois Ballard
A concise, no-nonsense booklet that shows you how to track and also shows that tracking is FUN!
POCKET TRACKER
by
A handy guide to record the results and conditions of your tracking experiences. Part of the "Keeping Track" (DGT176) system.
PRACTICAL SCENT DOG TRAINING
by Lue Button
Step-by-step training guide for air scent, evidence search, disaster search and AKC tracking test.
PRACTICAL TRACKING FOR PRACTICALLY ANYONE
by Julie Hogan & Donna Thompson
How-to manual for trackers! Includes certification, what to expect at a test, scent theory, variable surface tracking, sources of equipment.
PROBLEM SOLVING IN TRAINING A TRACKING DOG DVD
by Ed Frawley
How to read a dog having problems tracking, solve handler errors and avoid common mistakes.
SCENT AND THE SCENTING DOG
by William Syrotuck
Available again! The classic work upon which modern scent training is based. Gives the reader a working knowledge of the sense of smell and the physiology of the dog's nose.
SEARCH AND RESCUE - CANINE TRAINING LOG AND JOURNAL
by J. C. Judah
The Training Log and Journal is a simple and organized method to track training and search missions allowing easy reference through summary forms or more detailed descriptions and logs.
SEARCH AND RESCUE - TRAINING LOG AND JOURNAL
by J. C. Judah
The Training Log and Journal is a simple and organized method to track training and search missions allowing easy reference through summary forms or more detailed descriptions and logs.
SEARCH AND RESCUE DOG TRAINING MANUAL AND LOGS (SET)
by J. C. Judah
The ultimate SAR training materials! Includes Building a Basic Foundation for SAR Dog Training, plus two training logs/journals, one for the dog, one for the human. A MUST HAVE for all SAR personnel.
TAKING THE NEXT STEP - DOG TRACKING WORKBOOK
by Mary Thompson
Thirty plus track examples (with grids) help you train your dog for tracking. Mary wrote this workbook for her own style of teaching tracking which allows a dog to accelerate to their own individual speed of learning.
THE STORY OF THE PLOTT HOUND: STRIKE & STAY
by Bob Plott
Bob Plott, the great-great-great-grandson of Johannes Plott, retells his ancestors tales of the origins of the Plott Bear Hound starting in 1750, when Johannes left Germany for the mountains of North Carolina.
TRACKING DOG - THEORY AND METHODS, 5TH EDITION
by Glen Johnson
A classic is available again! A must for anyone who wants their dog to be successful in tracking. From the master, Glen Johnson.
TRACKING DVD
by Steve White
The six DVDs include lecture, video presentations, power point graphics, and hands-on tracking instruction. There are at least two methods each for tracking, article identification and scent discrimination.
TRACKING FROM THE GROUND UP
by Sandy Ganz & Susan Boyd
Takes the participant through all phases of training including many of the common difficulties encountered. Prepares the tracker for Tracking Dog and Tracking Dog Excellent tests.
TRACKING FUNDAMENTALS WITH SANDY GANZ - DVD
by Sandy Ganz
New DVD format!! Will guide you through track laying, mapping, puppy training, and adult dog training with the same program the author uses in her beginning tracking classes.
TRACKING TRAINERS HANDBOOK
by Glen Johnson
Track designs, tracking schedules, and a lesson format to be used by trainers conducting a tracking program.
TRACKING: FROM THE BEGINNING
by Gary Patterson
Detailed and well illustrated book for teaching your dog to track. Excellent section on conditioning and reinforcement.
TRAINING THE DISASTER SEARCH DOG
by Shirley Hammond
Highly trained Disaster Search Dog teams are an increasingly important component in response efforts to save lives in the face of terrorist attacks, earthquakes, and floods—and training these teams has never been more important. Detailed how-to information to pass FEMA tests.
TRY TRACKING! THE PUPPY TRACKING PRIMER
by Carolyn Krause
A positive approach to teaching your dog to track, suitable for ANY dog from very young puppies to seniors!


 
 
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