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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

To register, email kayennakennels@gmail.com

Presented by HUNTER’S HEART
Train Your Scent Dog: http://training.huntersheart.com
Blog: https://noseworkblog.wordpress.com
Shop: http://store.huntersheart.com/nosework_UKC_SDDA_NACSW_scent_detection_s/1673.htm
Our Dogs: http://www.huntersheart.com/kennel.html

About carlalsimon (122 Articles)
From bed bugs to birds, from narcotics to nosework, Dr. Carla Simon BSc MD MBA's motivational training has helped hundreds of K9 scent detection teams to reach their potential. She's been breeding Brittany Spaniels for Hunter’s Heart since 1999, for scent detection, hunting, and athletic partners for families with an active lifestyle. Follow her Blog at: https://nosework.huntersheart.com

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