Nosework Theory 101 – Feb. 24, 2017 (Calgary)

Wonder how scent works? Learn about the science behind olfaction and how dogs learn scent detection. Topics include:

  • What is Scent detection?
  • Nosework demonstration
  • How scent works
  • Canine olfaction and muscle memory
  • How dogs learn and how best to teach them
  • Breaking down components of a dog’s search
  • Why we don’t use a verbal command to teach dogs to search
  • Why you need an indication and how to choose one
  • Statistical reliability of scent detection teams
  • Nosework Q&A

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About Dr. Carla Simon (132 Articles)
From bed bugs to birds, from narcotics to nosework, Dr. Carla Simon, MD, BSc, MBA has trained thousands of students around the world, since 1999.

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