Arson Dogs | Victoria Steps In (Episode 4)


Victoria tries her hand at handling an arson dog during the drills and gets critiques from the trainers and fellow handlers. 2-time handler John Galaska describes what it's like training with a new dog after already going through the program once before with an earlier partner. Mike, Billy and Paul begin to describe the power of food in training these high-drive dogs as they refine their basic drill skills. Victoria chats with experienced handler Jerry Means about coming back to training for a 3rd time and the pitfalls of placing previous expectations on the new dogs. Heather describes the 'career change dogs' used in the program that were pulled from shelters to find their true calling.

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