November 16, 2013 What the Dog Knows: The Science and Wonder of Working Dogs — Jan Burke Interviews Cat Warren

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Cadaver dog handler Cat Warren is the author of What the Dog Knows: The Science and Wonder of Working Dogs, a terrific book on dogs who work in the military, in police departments, and by searching for both contemporary and historical missing remains.  She talks with Jan Burke about how cadaver dogs and their handlers are trained, the environments and conditions they work in, and what we do and don’t yet know about how dogs find the missing dead.

Click here to listen!

You can learn more about this topic on these sites:

Cat Warren

What do we know about dogs’ noses?

Cadaver Dog (Andy Rebmann and Marcia Koenig’s site)

National Search Dog Alliance

The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUS)

FBI Statistics for Missing and Unidentified Persons in the US for 2012

Recommended Reading:

What the Dog Knows by Cat Warren

The Cadaver Dog Handbook, by Andrew Rebmann, Edward David, Marcella Sorg

Analysis of Lost Person Behavior by William Syrotuck and Jean Anne Syrotuck

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