Course Overview


This course is designed for individuals who are interested in becoming search and rescue canine trainers. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the training techniques and skills necessary to train dogs for search and rescue missions. This course will cover topics such as dog behavior, scent detection, search strategies, disaster response, and human-dog team communication. Through a combination of lectures, hands-on training, and practical exercises, students will develop the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively train dogs for search and rescue missions.

Experience The Benefits

At the completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of dog behavior and how it relates to search and rescue missions.
    Develop effective training plans and techniques for search and rescue canine teams.
    Understand scent detection and how to train dogs for specific scents.
    Apply various search strategies to effectively locate missing individuals.
    Effectively respond to disasters and emergency situations.
    Communicate and work as a team with a search and rescue dog.
    Utilize proper safety protocols and procedures during search and rescue missions.

Search and rescue canine training is a challenging but rewarding field that requires a thorough understanding of dog behavior, training techniques, and search strategies. This course aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to train effective search and rescue dogs and work as a cohesive team during emergency situations. With hands-on training, practical exercises, and real-life scenarios, students will be well-prepared to become successful and responsible search and rescue canine trainers.

Is Virtual Training as Effective

As our society advances in both technology and accessibility, the tools and skills related to effective remote and online training have made tremendous strides. Through the utilization of online course structure and remote communication systems, the team at Fetch and More has successfully navigated the challenges initially posed for providing the highest quality and professionalism for successful dog training. Our online course approach allows you to experience all of the incredible benefits of our staff and knowledge to train your dog in ways you never deemed possible.


Accessible, virtual training on your time. Please contact us at 201-914-8268 with any questions or concerns about registering for the virtual training.

Experience is the cornerstone of our success at Fetch and More. Our team of trainers has over 20 years of experience in the field of service dog training. We have successfully trained and placed service dogs with individuals who have various disabilities, such as visual impairment, mobility issues, and autism. Our trainers have also worked with a wide range of breeds, from Labrador Retrievers to Golden Retrievers, German Shepherds, and Dobermans, ensuring that we are equipped to handle any type of service dog training.

At Fetch and More, we have the experience, competency, and dedication to providing top-notch service dog training. We put our students and their dogs equally first, ensuring that they receive the support, skills, and confidence they need to lead an independent and fulfilling life. Join us at Fetch and More, and let us help you unlock the full potential of your service dog.

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