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Trident K9 Warriors: My Tale From the Training Ground to the Battlefield with Elite Navy SEAL CaninesTRIDENT K9 WARRIORS

WRITTEN BY MIKE RITLAND

WITH GARY BROZEK

READ BY JEFF GURNER

Genre: History/Military/Pet & Animal care/Afghan War

Source: Received for an honest review from the publisher

  • Audio CD
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio; Unabridged edition (April 16, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1427233527
  • ISBN-13: 978-1427233523

Book Description(Amazon)

Release date: April 16, 2013

As a Navy SEAL during a combat deployment in Iraq, Mike Ritland saw a military working dog in action and instantly knew he’d found his true calling. Ritland started his own company training and supplying dogs for the SEAL teams, U.S. Government, and Department of Defense. He knew that fewer than 1 percent of all working dogs had what it takes to contribute to the success of our nation’s elite combat units, and began searching the globe for animals who fit this specific profile. These specialized canines had to pass rigorous selection tests before their serious training could begin.

The results were a revelation: highly trained working dogs capable of handling both detection and apprehension work in the most extreme environments and the tensest of battlefield conditions. Though fiercely aggressive and athletic, these dogs develop a close bond with the handlers they work side by side with and the other team members. Truly integrating themselves into their units, these K9 warriors are much like their human counterparts—unwavering in their devotion to duty, strong enough and tough enough to take it to the enemy through pain, injury, or fear.

For the first time ever, Trident K9 Warriors gives readers an inside look at these elite canines—who they are, how they are trained, and the extreme missions they undertake saving countless lives, asking for little in the way of reward. From detecting explosives to eliminating the bad guys, these powerful dogs are also some of the smartest and most highly skilled working animals on the planet.

–This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

MY THOUGHTS:

TRIDENT K9 WARRIORS written by Mike Ritland with Gary Brozek. Read by Jeff Gurner is an interesting history/Military/Pets & Animal care/Afghan War. “My tale from the training ground to the battlefield with elite Navy Seal Canines”. What an interesting and informative story of K9’s and the man they work with in the Military field. These Military canines are highly intelligent,very motivated,brave, risk takers,smart, and very powerful. A wonderful history on Military working canines and the Navy Seals. “Trident K9 Warriors” is very educational,informative,and great to listen to. Animals lovers,Military Enthusiast,and every day heroes will enjoy this audio. Received for an honest review from the publisher.

*Be warned does have profanity throughout*

RATING: 4

HEAT RATING:Mild: Due to profanity.

REVIEWED BY: AprilR, My Book Addiction Reviews

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