K9 Search and Rescue Basics for Writers

What is K9 Search and Rescue (SAR)? You mystery and crime writers are going to love this.

K9 Handler Amanda Ott will teach the basics of Search and Rescue (SAR), with an emphasis on human remains detection and trailing.

She’ll will help answer questions like:

• What training do search K9s and their handlers complete?

• When and how are SAR K9s deployed?

• How exactly do dogs find remains?

Join us for the answers to these questions and many more, as well as a live K9 demonstration.

Thanks to Amanda for her time and the presentation. The original event can be found on Meetup.com.

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About Amanda Ott

amanda_ott K9 Search and Rescue Basics for WritersAmanda Ott is the Canine Unit Leader for Travis County Search and Rescue and a trained ground unit member. She handles two search dogs, K9 Izzy and K9 Cyrus. K9 Izzy is a golden retriever previously certified and deployed as an air scent dog and currently certified and deploying as a trailing dog. K9 Cyrus is a chocolate lab certified and deploying in human remains detection.

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