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dog handler

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(Law) a member of the police force, a security organization, etc, who works in collaboration with a specially trained dog
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But it kicked off again at the end when Griffiths returned to the field to salute the travelling supporters and then tied a scarf to the woodwork which provoked a pitch invasion, with one fan breaking through the line of dog-handling riot cops before being eventually dragged away.
Dave's laid a track for him to find and he finds it immediately, sniffing the ground, heading off and straining at his lead with such strength that even Dave (big and strong) is struggling to hold him, which is why a 30ft rope is a dog-handling staple.
Seven-yearold Rachel had been scared of dogs but in 1985 she was winning prizes in junior dog-handling classes.
She has lots of dog-handling experience, looks great in photos, has two very large dogs that we can use (and have) for the photo shoots, and isn't fazed by anything I ask her to do for the photos.
My daughters have been competing their ponies here today and they've also won rosettes in the dog-handling classes," he said.
Upon completing the course, students will earn their dog-handling certifications, giving them options for employment in dog-care related facilities such as shelters, kennels or vet offices, and DARS covers the vocational adjustment training costs for each student.
The story benefits from Griffin's work with troubled teens and dogs; he captures the subtleties of first love and heartbreak perfectly while describing dog-handling scenes that will fascinate even noncanine lovers.
Kevin Walsh, 52, became agitated when a dog-handling officer tried to escort him away from the crowd in Chestertown, Maryland.
There's a lot to be said for being a gun-toting, dog-handling pilgrim on the long and winding road to places of legend, even if many of them are self-created.
Human partners had up to 18 years experience dog-handling, with dogs ranging from two to seven years of experience.
At first, dogless marines made fun of their dog-handling comrades, barking and howling at them.
A spokeswoman for Dyfed-Powys Police said: "Following a two-day search, which included specialist search and rescue teams and the dog-handling unit, the body of the female was found by a police officer on the banks of river.