Isles, Keith
December 2008
New York State Conservationist;Dec2008, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p2
This article discusses the use of K-9 dogs in locating evidence of illegal hunting in New York. It recognizes the need for K-19 dogs to assist environmental conservation officers (ECOs) in locating wildlife evidence possibly taken illegally and hidden by poachers in camps, cars and barns. It notes that K-9s selected for duty are German shepherds because of their sociability, loyalty, ability to work in adverse environments, and ability to be trained to perform a variety of tasks.


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