Episode 5 – Direction Control
Did you know that dogs can understand and interpret human pointing better than chimps…or even human babies? Dogs, for millennia, have been honing their understanding of human body language. And there’s no better example of how far that understanding has come, than a FEMA Search and Rescue dog.
In this episode of Before the Barks, we explore the skill of direction control. It’s one of the most difficult skills a search dog learns, but it’s one of the most crucial. Dogs who master direction control are destined for a career as a successful FEMA search dogs. Let’s see if the puppies can rise to this challenge.