Learn all about the amazing world of scent detection from one of the leading authorities, Steve White, as he takes you through a journey of canine olfaction, scent production and transmission with a thorough scientific approach to varying scent training procedures.
Who is this for?
This seminar will benefit professional and amateur scent detection handlers who want to improve
their knowledge and skillset – from operational detector dog handlers, search and rescue
handlers, service dog trainers or those training with their pet dogs in scent detection.
What will you learn?
Attendees will gain a robust knowledge of scent detection and review a variety of training
methods from a scientific viewpoint.
You will learn
- how to backchain a search-locate-report behaviour chain using a pre-selected target odour;
- how to assess your own dog’s manifestation of the eight scentwork indicating behaviours and;
- how to maximize your dog’s success by tailoring exercises to their level of preparedness.
How will the workshop be conducted?
The workshop will entail a mixture of hands on exercises, lectures augmented with video and
slides, and live demonstrations.
Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea included.
Presenter: Steve White
Duration: 1 day
Start Time: 9am
Finish Time: 5pm
Friday 2 Nov 2018
Cost: $220 (incl)
Venue: The Alfred Guy Hall (library), Swan Valley Adventure Centre, 58 Yule Ave, Middle Swan – check for signage.
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