• 8 | E-Collar Remote Directional Training – Part 4: Putting it All Together, the Single T by Pat Nolan

  • 12 | Tracking Flashlight Use on Tracks: A Handler’s Juggling Act by Mark Mathis

  • 18 | K-9 Training Train Hard, Fight Easy: Reality-Based Training & Successful Field Deployment by Nate Harves

  • 26 | K-9 Advice & Opinion Selection Testing Myths for Police Dogs by Al Gill

  • 34 | Bitework Channeling Aggression Training to the Street by Steve Sprouse

  • 40 | Featured K-9 Unit Santa Clara County (CA) Sheriff’s Office

  • 54 | K-9 Advice & Opinion  Explosives Detection K-9 Record Keeping: What it Should Tell Us by Ken Kelleher

  • 60 | Featured Agency K2 Solutions Produces High Performance Detector Canines

  • 70 | K-9 Healthcare & Conditioning How to Choose a Veterinarian for Your Working Dog by Dr. Kathryn Welsman


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PK9 Issue 74 May/Jun 2019
  • 6 | E-Collar Remote Directional Training – Part 3: Remote Sit – The Stop in Route by Pat Nolan

  • 12 | K-9 Training K-9 Backup Officer Training by Alan Kalfus

  • 20 | K-9 Training Explosive Detection Dogs & False Indications by Al Gill

  • 26 | Bitework End the Fight Before it Begins: Tactical Upper Body Bitework Techniques by James Parker

  • 36 | K-9 Training Vehicle Searches: What to Do Before Your Dog Searches by Mark Mathis

  • 42 | K-9 Advice & Opinion The Dutch are Losing the Legal Use of the E-Collar: Time to Unite by Jeanette Mud

  • 50 | Building Searches Building Search: A New Twist by Dondi Hydrick

  • 58 | K-9 Advice & Opinion Summertime Police K-9 Checklist by Dr. David “Lou” Ferland

  • 66 | K-9 Healthcare & Conditioning K-9 Down: A Plan for Action by Charles Bracken

  • 74 | K-9 Nutrition Grass Eating…A Problem or Not? by Nicci Decrisantis


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  • 6 | K-9 Advice & Opinion Dog Handlers & Attention Span by Mark Mathis

  • 12 | Bitework Decoys & Equipment by Dr. Stephen A. Mackenzie

  • 18 | Building Search Utilizing a K-9 in an Active Shooter Situation by Alan Kalfus

  • 28 | SWAT SWAT & K-9 Relationship by Paul Bryant Jr.

  • 34 | Legal The Bite & Hold Dog in Missing Person Searches by John M. Peters, Attorney at Law

  • 40 | K-9 Training Dogs Always Have the Best Ideas: Shaping a Passive Response in Substance Detection by Antonio Rodriguez

  • 44 | Advice & Opinion Why Are We Sending Our Dogs to Their Death? by Chris Morrell

  • 52 | Scent Detection Basic Scent & Tracking by Clifford Lindsey

  • 58 | K-9 Spotlight Coincidence or Providence? The Search for Madalyn Murray O’Hair by Vi Hummel Shaffer

  • 66 | K-9 Healthcare & Conditioning Time For Your K-9’s Annual Exam by Alexis Newman, DVM

  • 72 | K-9 Nutrition Bacteria & Canine Performance by Nicci Decrisantis


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  • 8 | K-9 Advice & Opinion Clarity and Continuity in Patrol Dog Training by George Daniolos, K-9 Defense, LLC

  • 16 | SWAT SWAT and K-9 Deployments: Foundational Concepts by Kevin Holohan

  • 26 | K-9 Training Communication & K-9 Training – Part 2 by Dondi Hydrick, K9 Dog Center USA

  • 34 | E-Collar Remote Directional Training – Part 2: Introducing Directional Commands by Pat Nolan, Tactical Directional Canine Systems

  • 40 | K-9 Training Inside of a Custody K-9 Unit: Kings County (CA) Sheriff’s Department by Jay Brock, Top Dog Training Center

  • 52 | K-9 Training Building Searches by Mike Lafave

  • 58 | Tracking Benefits of Agitation Tracking by Nathan Kelley

  • 66 | Legal Why Can’t We Do This: Federal Law vs State Law vs Agency Policy by John M. Peters, Attorney at Law

  • 72 | K-9 Nutrition Could Bacteria be the Secret to a Great Dog? by Nicci Decrisantis


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  • 6 | K-9 Training Communication & K-9 Training – Part 1 by Dondi Hydrick, K9 Dog Center USA

  • 14 | K-9 Advice & Opinion The Dog Soldier vs. The Poser

  • 24 |  E-Collar Remote Directional Training: Part 1 – Push Pull Training in Drive by Pat Nolan, Tactical Directional Canine Systems

  • 30 | K-9 Training The Ability to Choose Aggressive or Passive Search by Don Sterling

  • 40 | Featured K-9 Unit The Police Dog in Taiwan: Its History & Future by Lin-Chien Chien, Teaching Assistant, Dept. of Information Management Center Police University, Taiwan

  • 52 | Legal Does Your Dog Bite? Liability and Your Dog by John Peters

  • 58 | K-9 Training Scenario Training: A Necessary Component to K-9 Training by Jimmie Davenport

  • 64 | Bitework K-9 Training Pyramid: Developing a Skilled Agitator/Decoy by Scott DiIullo

  • 70 | K-9 Advice & Opinion Restraint Letters: A Canine Handler’s Preemptive Strike by Mark Mathis

  • 74 | K-9 Healthcare & Conditioning Microchipping Your K-9 by Ann Yowell, DVM


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  • 6 | Scent Detection Detection Dog Challenges: Environmental Sensitivity, Proofing, Distractions and Teamwork by Jay Brock, Top Dog Training Center

  • 12 | E-Collar Training E-Collar 101 by Doug Roller, Tactical K9

  • 20 |  K-9 Training Training With a Dominant Dog by Richard Dickson, Dickson Canine Consulting

  • 28 | K-9 Advice & Opinion K-9 Team Stress Management by Robert S. Eden

  • 34 | Legal The K-9 Criminal Apprehension Checklist by John M. Peters, Attorney at Law

  • 40 | Featured K-9 Unit Chester County Sheriff’s Office

  • 52 | K-9 Training Raising a Puppy for Duty by Leos Drbohlav and Keith Clifton

  • 58 | K-9 Tracking & Trailing Introduction to Successful Tracking & Trailing: A Roadmap to Success by Patrick Merritt

  • 66 | K9 Obedience Obedience Without Fail by Alan Kalfus

  • 70 | K-9 Nutrition Does Kibble Cause Heart Disease? Did the FDA Ignore the Big Picture? by Nicole Decrisantis


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  • 6 | Scent Detection  Variables in Relation to Canine Olfactory Explosives Detection by David Bates

  • 14 | Tracking Tracking in Hot Weather by Alan Kalfus

  • 20 | K-9 Advice & Opinion Reevaluate your Evaluation: Selection Testing as a Skill, not a Checklist by George Daniolos, K-9 Defense

  • 26 | K-9 Training Training Beyond Certification by Training for Failure by Don Sterling

  • 36 | Obedience The Importance of Tactical Obedience by Al Gill

  • 42 | Featured K-9 Unit Indiana State Police

  • 52 | Featured K-9 Unit A Day in the Life of NGA’s Explosives Detection K-9 Teams by Brian Murphy, ODNI Public Affairs

  • 58 | K-9 Advice & Opinion What We Have Here is Failure to Communicate by Maurice Regan

  • 64 | K9 Healthcare & Conditioning Dental Care for Your K-9 by Ann Yowell, DVM

  • 70 | K-9 Nutrition The Wrong Fuel: Nutrition’s Influence on Behavior, Health and Performance by Nicci Decrisantis


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  • 6 | K-9 Training Canine Drives & Behaviors by Dondi Hydrick, K9 Dog Center USA

  • 12 | Scent Detection  The Importance of Training Double-Blind in K-9 Detection Teams by Simon Prins

  • 20 | Obedience Unfailing Obedience Minimizes Risk by Ken Kelleher

  • 28 | K-9 Advice & Opinion Is Your Training Purpose Driven? by Derek Copeland

  • 34 | K-9 Legal Marijuana-Based Searches Under the Motor Vehicle Exception in California by John Peters

  • 40 | Featured K-9 Unit Washoe County Sheriff’s Office by Sgt. Phil Jones

  • 52 | Training Guard & Bark: Viewed from the Behavioral Science Perspective by David Reaver

  • 58 | K-9 Advice & Opinion Do’s and Don’ts for New Canine Handlers by John Ivey

  • 64 | K9 Healthcare & Conditioning Helping Your Partner When He’s Down: Emergency K-9 Procedures – CPR by Ann Yowell, DVM

  • 70 | K-9 Nutrition Real Nutrition by Nicci Decrisantis


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  • 6 | K-9 Advice & Opinion Know Your Tactical Limitations by Denny A. Kunkel

  • 12 | Bitework Training the Police Service Dog to Apprehend the Leg by Rodney Spicer, Gold Coast K9

  • 20 | Building Searches Searching in the Vertical Plane by Jimmie Davenport

  • 26 | Tracking What Do You Mean, Your Dog Missed a Turn? by Alan Kalfus

  • 32 | Scent Detection Use of Prey Drive in Detector Work by Al Gill

  • 40 | Featured K-9 Unit Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office

  • 52 | Training Deploying Your K-9 with a Drone by Kevin Holohan

  • 60 | K-9 Advice & Opinion The Magical KONG by Simon Prins

  • 64 | K9 Healthcare & Conditioning Pyotraumatic Dermatitis or “Hot Spots” by Dr. Lee Palmer

  • 72 | K-9 Nutrition Raw Diets: Separating Myth from Fact by Nicci Cammack


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  • 6 | Bitework Let’s Keep this Civil by George Daniolos & Thomas Blank

  • 12 | K9 Advice & Opinion No More Excuses: Obedience for the Police K9 by Michael McMahon

  • 18 | Tracking Bringing the Lost Home by Paul Coley, Scent Evidence K9

  • 24 | SWAT Laser Directional Applications for Patrol and SWAT by Matt Yoder

  • 30 | Training Article Search/Evidence Recovery by Don Sterling

  • 36 | Legal No Dogs Allowed in the Hall by John M. Peters, Attorney at Law

  • 44 | Featured K9 Unit Butte County Sheriff’s Office

  • 50 | Scent Detection Scent Detection Training 101 by Jonathan Baer

  • 56 | Bitework The “Mali-Gator”: Dealing With a Dog That Rolls by Scott Clark

  • 66 | K9 Healthcare & Conditioning Strategies for Building Canine Stamina, Reprinted with permission from Today’s Breeder, Nestle Purina PetCare Company

  • 72 | K9 Nutrition Justice for Joint Health by Nicci Cammack


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