Dog Handler writes about his passion
His love for dogs and the passion for the work he is doing feature prominently in a book K9 Unit Management, Written by the head of the Ekurhuleni Metro Police K9 Unit, in South Africa. Chief Superintendent Reinier Geel (2000 -2006) who also headed the Kempton Park’s old dog unit(1997 -2000). He decided to share his expertise and experiences with others, after he had met several law enforcers in other countries. Because of his passion for dogs the book is not an academical work book for people in a similar line of work only, it describes more than just police dog management and what is needed, to manage a unit of this nature.
It covers conceptual ideas of the intricacies of police dog culture, he draws easy to understand comparisons and covers almost every minute at a K9 unit. Supt. Geel also writes about the remarkable bond between human and animals and gives insight into the inner core of the men in uniform who work with these dog’s. It’s about the way they think, the dangers they face, and their remarkable day to day experiences. After having spent seven years as head of dog units – He still enjoys his work. “ I am an adrenalin junky and the dog’s contribute to keeping me alive” “ I also like challenges and some say I am a workaholic” “ this book contributed greatly to my personal growth. (2007). Read more and buy here; Trafford.