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  • General Bloodhound Information
  • Judges Education Program (PDF)
  • The Bloodhound
    The Illustrated Standard - A guide for Judges
    Published by The American Bloodhound Club
  • The New Complete Bloodhound
    by Catherine Brey & Lena Reed
    Howell Book House
    Available from:
    Hound Dog Press
    Bobbi Reed Eller,Publisher
    1110 E. Rosemonte Drive
    Phoenix, AZ 85024
    ph. 623-580-0095
    summers: 208-263-9437
    cell: 602-405-2450
    [email protected]
  • The Bloodhound
    by Hilary Harmar
    W. & G. Foyle Ltd., London
  • The Bloodhound Handbook
    by Douglas H. Appleton
    Nicholson & Watson, London
  • Bloodhounds
    by Hylda Owen
    T.F.H. Publications
  • The Association of Bloodhound Breeders, 1897-1995
    by F. W. Daniel
  • Hunting The Clean Boot, The Working Bloodhound
    by Brian Lowe
    Blandford Press
    ISBN 0 7137 0950 2
  • Yankee -- The Inside Story of a Champion Bloodhound
    by Roger Caras
    G.P. Putnam's Sons
    l979 ISBN 0-399-20688-4

  • Video Tapes
  • AKC Online Store
    The Bloodhound - VVT406
    email: [email protected]

  • Trailing Information
  • Manhunters! Hounds of the Big T
    by Bill Tolhurst and Lena Reed
    Hound Dog Press
    Bobbi Reed Eller,Publisher
    1110 E. Rosemonte Drive
    Phoenix, AZ 85024
    ph. 623-580-0095
    summers: 208-263-9437
    cell: 602-405-2450
    [email protected]
  • On The Trail!
    A Practical Guide to the Working Bloodhound
    and Other Search and Rescue Dogs

    by Jan Tweedie
    Alpine Publications
    38262 Linman Rd., Crawford, CO 81415
    800-777-7257 970-921-5005 Fax 970-921-5081
    ISBN: 1-57779-005-7, $19.95 + s&h
  • Common Scents
    The Bloodhound in Law Enforcement
    By Jerry F. Nichols & Milica K. Wilson
  • Police Pocket Training Manual for Bloodhound Handlers
    The National Police Bloodhound Association (NPBA)
  • Police K-9 Unit Tactical Operations
    by Jack R. Shuler
    A comprehensive training guide and procedure manual for the formation and operation of a tactical unit to provide protection and assistance during criminal mantrailing operations involving the use of the mantrailing bloodhound.
    $25.00 plus S&H
    Email: [email protected] - Phone: (618) 548-0303
  • Practical Scent Dog Training
    Lue Button
    Alpine Publications, 1990
    ISBN: 0-931866-47-2
  • Ready: A Step-by-Step Guide for Training the Search and Rescue Dog
    Susan Bulanda
    Doral Publishing, 1994
    ISBN: 0-944875-41-6
  • Scent: Training to Track, Search, and Rescue
    Milo D. Pearsall and Hugo Verbruggen, M.D.
    Alpine Publications, 1982
    ISBN: 0-931866-11-1
  • Scent and the Scenting Dog
    William Syrotuck
    ISBN: 0-914124-03-X
  • Search Dog Training: How to Get Started
    Ed Stopper and Madde Watts
    A video and training guide describing the steps involved for training an air scenting search dog.
    Available from: Multi-SAR Technologies
    29 Regent Lane
    Chico, CA 95973 U.S.A. 916-891-6651
  • Search and Rescue Dog Training
    Sandy Bryson
    The Boxwood Press, 1976
    ISBN: 0-910286-47-7
  • Search and Rescue Dogs: Training Methods
    American Rescue Dog Association
    Macmillan Publishing, 1991
    ISBN: 0-87605-733-4
  • Special Canine Services
    A Guide to the Technical Literature on Police and Military Working Dogs
    by Herbert Mullican, Jr
  • Training The Mantrailing Bloodhound
    by Jack R. Shuler
    A "how to" training guide for producing a working mantrailing bloodhound. This book is directed towards the training of bloodhounds as a tool for law enforcement, but can also be used by those interested in trailing as a sport or for SAR.
    $25.00 plus S&H
    Email: [email protected] - Phone: (618) 548-0303
  • K9 Trailing - The Straightest Path
    by Jeff Schettler
    "Schettler explains step by step how to train a man-trailing dog from puppyhood to life-saving companion. Placing strong emphasis on learning to read your dog, Jeff talks about common mistakes, how to handle a long line, how to recognize when your dog has lost the trail, and what to do about it."
    Alpine Publications
    Crawford, CO 81415
    970.921.5005; fax 970.921.5081
  • Red Dog Rising
    by Jeff Schettler
    "Red Dog Rising is basically a nonfiction account of how Jeff acquired and then trained and worked with Ronin, his bloodhound. He has a lot of practical training knowledge throughout the book, and has included an Appendix with more training information, specifically trailing versus tracking."
    Alpine Publications
    Crawford, CO 81415
    970.921.5005; fax 970.921.5081

    Video Tapes
  • Scent: The Forgotten Evidence and
  • Cadaver Recovery Procedures for Law Enforcement
    by Bill Tolhurst

    Available from:
    Media Productions
    49 Lakeview Parkway
    Lockport, NY 14094
    e-mail: [email protected]

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