• 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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  • 6 | Obedience Getting that Perfect Recall by Mark Mathis

  • 14 | Bitework Correcting and Improving Common Problems in Bitework by Al Gill

  • 22 | Training Chemical Exposure Training by Tyler Clarke

  • 28 | Featured K-9 Team Spokane Police Department

  • 36 | K9 Advice & Opinion K9 Handler vs. K9 Trainer: Is There Any Difference Between the Two? by Leos Drbohlav, True Canine International

  • 42 | Training Training Your KNPV Trained Dog to be a Successful Working Dog by John te Lindert & Jeanette Mud

  • 50 | Featured K“Krash” Course in Police Work by Mike Lee

  • 56 | Healthcare & Conditioning Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs by Dr. Alexis Newman

  • 64 | K9 Nutrition Probiotics and the Working Dog by Dr. Bill Bernard, DVM

  • 70 | K9 Advice & Opinion Understanding Environmental Acclimation by David Reese


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  • 6 | SWAT High Risk Deployments & Training by Kevin Holohan
  • 12 | Featured K-9 Team Hometown Heroes: Honoring Scruggs and Turbo
  • 18 | Training Shooting and Qualifying with Your K-9 on a Regular Basis by Glen Anderson
  • 24 | Training Agility Training for the Street by Don Sterling
  • 32 | Scent Detection Effectiveness and Efficiency: The Keys to Top Detection Dog Training by Dondi Hydrick, K9 Dog Center USA
  • 40 | Building Search Building Search Training by Tyler Clarke
  • 46 | Featured K-9 Movie Talon Falls the Movie
  • 52 | Tracking Selection Testing the Police Tracking K-9 by Tracy Bowling, Ventosa Kennel
  • 62 | Healthcare & Conditioning Smoking Around Your Dog by Mark Mathis
  • 66 | Training The Use of Video as a Training Tool by Ken Kelleher, EDD Master Trainer, IPWDA
  • 74 | Legal Rules for Vehicle Occupant Searches by John Peters

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  • 6 | SWAT K9 Contingencies: A Case Study of a SWAT Deployment Involving a K9 Attic Insertion and the Lessons Learned by Sergeant Peter Gallard, WCPD
  • 12 | K-9 Bite Work Man vs. Equipment Training: Not Just a Stuffed Shirt by George Daniolos, Director of Training for K-9 Defense
  • 18 | K-9 Advice & Opinion Vehicle Overheating: A K-9’s Worst Enemy by Robert A. Buerlein
  • 26 | K-9 Tracking K-9 Team Tracking: A Dangerous Situation by Terry Fleck
  • 36 | K-9 Scent Detection How to Get the Most Out of the K-9 Behavior Shaping Device (B.S.D.) Part 4 of 4 by Jason Ferren
  • 42 | K-9 Obedience Understanding Motivation by Leos Drbohlav
  • 54 | K-9 Legal Lowry v. San Diego – The Final Word by John Peters
  • 58 | K-9 Building Searches Basic Building Search for a Police K-9 by John Ivey
  • 64 | K-9 Advice & Opinion The Things My Parents Taught Me About Training Dogs by Don Sterling
  • 72 | K-9 Healthcare & Conditioning Protecting the Law Enforcement Canine from the Opioid Epidemic by Paul McNamara

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PK9 Issue 62
  • K-9 Training: Can We Copy Other Trainers? – By Leos Drbohlav
  • K-9 Bite Work: Building the Street Bite – By Matt Godwin
  • Scent Training Aids: Why ScentLogix is Better Than Real – By Nate Harves
  • A Glance of Chinese K-9 Techniques – By Dr. Shibing (Spring) Zhou, Dr. Jun Zhao and Jeff Schettler
  • K-9 Featured Spotlight – ATF – Special Response Team: A Unique K-9 Team for a Unique Federal Agency – By Jan Kemp, ATF Public Affairs Division
  • K-9 Training: Scenario Based Detection Training – By Robert Ivey
  • K-9 Nutrition: Omega-6 & Omega-3 Fatty Acids in the Diets of Dogs – By Dr. Jill Cline
  • E-Collar: Why the E-Collar? – By Doug Roller
  • K-9 Scent Detection: How to Get the Most Out of the K-9 Behavioral Shaping Device (B.S.D.) Part 3 of 4 – By Jason Ferren & Jason Johnson
  • Building & Area Search: Proofing Building and Area Searches – Part 2 of 2: Cold Starts and Searching – By Jerry Bradshaw

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PK9 Issue 61
  • K-9 Obedience: The Link Between K9 Interaction & Obedience- By George Daniolos
  • Scent Detection: How to Get the Most Out of The K-9 Behavioral Shaping Device (B.S.D.) – Part 2 of 4 – By Jason Ferren & Jason Johnson
  • K-9 Legal: The Reality of K-9 Civil Litigation- By Brad Smith
  • Tracking & Trailing: Wind Blown: Scent & Tracking  – By Jeff Schettler
  • K-9 Breeding & Training – Justifying the Cost of Imported Dogs – By Al Gill
  • E-Collar: Basic E-Collar Training – By Jerry Bradshaw
  • K-9 Training: Downtime Training Ideas – By Mark Mathis
  • K-9 Unit Evolution – By Dave Wedding
  • Starting Out at the Ranch – By Julie Allen

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PK9 Issue 60
  • K-9 Bite Work: Leveraging Natural Drives to Build Extraordinary Patrol Canines – By George Daniolos
  • K-9 Scent Detection: How to Get the Most Out of the K-9 Behavioral Shaping Device (B.S.D.) Part 1 of 4 – By Jason Ferren & Jason Johnson
  • K-9 Training: Extreme Drives and the Young K-9 Mind – By John Te Lindert & Jeanette Mud
  • Building & Area Search: Proofing Building and Area Searches – Part 1 of 2: Alert and Suspect Encounters – By Jerry Bradshaw
  • K-9 Featured Spotlight – Detroit TSA Canine – Model of Efficiency & Setting the Standards – By Jason Johnson
  • K-9 Healthcare: Play It Safe: Choosing & Using Reward Toys – By Jo-Anne Brenner
  • K-9 Tracking/Trailing: Enhancing All Things Olfactory – By Jeff Schettler
  • Collecting K-9 Patches & Challenge Coins – Parts of this Article Reprinted from a Kelly AFB Dining Out Presentation
  • K-9 Advice: Selecting a K-9 Handler: The Preferred Method – By Mark Mathis
  • K-9 Training: Back to the Basics: “Keep it Simple” Obedience – By Denny Kunkel
  • Police K-9s of the Month: Concord VA – Officer K. Halm & K-9 Yogi, Vancouver – Officer Viles & K-9 Enzo, NSW K-9 Unit

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