Canine Search Specialist Training. Unit 1: Canine Selection and Screening. Unit Objective. Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to describe the components of canine selection. Enabling Objectives. Explain why there is a need for a standardized screening process
Canine Search Specialist Training
Canine Selection and Screening
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to describe the components of canine selection
Introduction—CanineSelection and Screening
Puppy Versus Young Adult
Standardized screening will select best candidate of any breed or mixed breed dog
Screening and Selection Process
Emotional stability in uncomfortable and unfamiliar environment
Quick Field Screening
We have NO RIGHT to train a dog unsuitable for the disaster environment!
They may have another idea about their job!
“A Friend in Need” by Cassius M. Coolidge circa 1870
Screening does not guarantee success!
It selects canine candidates most likely to succeed in the least amount of time with a regimented training program and dedicated handler
Unit Summary and Evaluation
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