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Class Schedule

Monday, July 16, 2018

Registration opens at 2:00 p.m.

At the time of registration, all attendees will receive a FREE conference t-shirt and SWAG bag!

Icebreaker Social and Vendor Show from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Join us, instructors, and industry-leading vendors in the Vendor Hall for an amazing evening of networking, idea sharing, appetizers, and fun! - Sponsored by our SILVER Sponsor, ScentLogix

 

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Vohne Liche Kennels

GATEWAY 1 & 2

Vapor Wake K9

GATEWAY 3

ScentLogix

GATEWAY 4 & 5

Top Dog Training Center

GRAND SUITES 1 & 2

LOF Defence Systems

8:00 - 10:00 AM

Decoy and Bite Work

Franco Angelini

K9 Learning Concepts

Bob Eden

Scent Imprinting for Dogs: The Scent Profile

Wesley Visscher

High Risk K9 Patrol Operations and K9 SWAT Deployment – S.K.I.D.D.S./CATS

Brad Smith

K9 Supervisor – More Than Just a Title

Ron Cloward

10:00 - 10:15 AM — BREAK

Snacks & beverages in the Vendor Hall Sponsored by our BRONZE Sponsors, LOF Defence Systems and Top Dog Training Center

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Introduction to the E-Collar and Problem Solving

Doug Roller

Operational Based Explosive Dog Training & Importance of Search Intel

Paul Hammond

K9 Legal: Session 1 - Criminal Law Issues

John M. Peters, Attorney at Law

Tips and Tricks to Improve Deployment Performance

Russell Kelley, Jill Cline, PhD
& Rick Kesler, DVM

The World of Muzzle Training

Jim O’Brien

12:15 - 1:15 PM — LUNCH

Everyone will be on their own for lunch, but there are several dining options in or near Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark

1:15 - 1:30 PM – “Dead To Rights” Target Engagement Drill with Cody Tallent & Desiree Joyce

1:45 - 3:45 PM

K9 Obedience: Solving the Mystery of Off-Leash Control

Jerry Bradshaw

The Critical Blueprint to Building True Street Dogs

Scott Clark

K9 Legal: Session 2 - Civil Liability Issues

John M. Peters, Attorney at Law

Vet Check: K9 101 - Understanding Your K9 From Head to Tail

Alexis Newman, DVM, CVPP

Parcel Interdiction

Sgt. Marty Mahon & Officer Britt Elmore

3:30 - 4:00 PM — BREAK

Snacks & beverages in the Vendor Hall

4:00 - 6:00 PM

Obedience to Odor

Ken Licklider

Narcotics Class: Bettering Detector Dogs Through Handler Skills

Ricky Farley

European Dogs – What is the Best Choice for You and Your Department?

Dave Blosser

Building Searches: The Tactical Advantage

Jay Brock

Tactical Urban Tracking

HOSPITALITY NIGHT 6:00 - 8:00 PM

We invite you to the Vendor Hall for entertainment, appetizers, and beverages –
Sponsored by our GOLD Sponsor, Vapor Wake K9

2018 Working Dog Conference & Vendor Show

July 16, 17, 18 – 2018 | Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark | St. Louis, MO

3 Day Attendee Cost: $295 | 1 Day Attendee Cost: $150

For further information, contact us at (636) 795-0530 or email us at events@workingdogmagazine.com

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

 

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Vohne Liche Kennels

GATEWAY 1 & 2

Vapor Wake K9

GATEWAY 3

ScentLogix

GATEWAY 4 & 5

Top Dog Training Center

GRAND SUITES 1 & 2

LOF Defence Systems

8:00 - 10:00 AM

Decoy and Bite Work

Franco Angelini

Patrol Dog Class: Making Dogs More Successful Through Pictures

Ricky Farley

How to Fundraise for Your K9 Unit

Dr. David “Lou” Ferland

Current Events Involving HME

Laura DeBuck

Tactical Urban Tracking

10:00 - 10:15 AM — BREAK

Snacks & beverages in the Vendor Hall Sponsored by our BRONZE Sponsors, LOF Defence Systems and Top Dog Training Center

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

K9 Obedience: Solving the Mystery of Off-Leash Control

Jerry Bradshaw

Body Worn Explosive K9 Detection

Paul Hammond

How Canines Detect Leaks in Natural Gas and Oil Pipelines

Paris Nicholson III

Tips and Tricks to Improve Deployment Performance

Russell Kelley, Jill Cline, PhD
& Rick Kesler, DVM

K9 & SWAT

Jimmie Davenport

12:15 - 1:15 PM — LUNCH

Everyone will be on their own for lunch, but there are several dining options in or near Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark

1:15 - 1:30 PM – “Dead To Rights” Target Engagement Drill with Cody Tallent & Desiree Joyce

1:45 - 3:45 PM

Introduction to the E-Collar and Problem Solving

Doug Roller

K9 Officer Down

Scott Clark

Scent Cones and How Scent Moves

Dondi Hydrick

Vet Check: K9 101 - Understanding Your K9 From Head to Tail

Alexis Newman, DVM, CVPP

Scent Detection Procurement: Selecting the Right K9 for the Job

Jason Johnson

3:45 - 4:00 PM — BREAK

Snacks & beverages in the Vendor Hall

4:00 - 6:00 PM

Obedience to Odor

Ken Licklider

Managing Extreme Bite Behavior

Bob Eden

Scent Training Aids

David Adebimpe, DSc, PhD, CChem

Building Searches: The Tactical Advantage

Jay Brock

K9 Supervisor – More Than Just a Title

Ron Cloward

RAFFLE NIGHT 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Join us for a chance to win THOUSANDS of dollars in raffle items –
Sponsored by our PLATINUM Sponsor, Vohne Liche Kennels