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Trainers Course Begins
March 18 - April 5
Three Week Basic Odor Imprintation Course
You will be assigned four “green” dogs. Together with me you will complete their odor imprintation. After successful imprintation, we will begin the second phase of their detector work. This encompasses teaching the dogs to hunt in various practical applications.
Training will focus on these key points:
• Odor characteristics
• Leash control methods
• Protocol training techniques
• Problem-solving for the dog and handler
• Teaching the dog to hunt
Three Week Advanced Practical Application Course
This course is for the Instructor that wants to work on his/her skills working with Detector Dog Teams in practical applications. The student will co-instruct a three-week Detector Dog Course working with up to 10 “green” students in all phases of Detector work.
Four Week Patrol Course
This course concentrates on Patrol Work. All phases of the following areas are included in the training:
• Decoy Techniques
• Building search
• Area search
• Basic E-Collar
Six Week Complete Detection Course
This course combines the Three Week Basic and Three Week Advanced courses giving the Instructor the experience of taking “green” dogs from odor imprintation through practical application training with their new handlers.
Nine Week Dual Purpose Police Dog Course
This course combines all phases of Detector and Patrol Dog Training. This affords the instructor the opportunity to completely train several “green” dogs and handlers through all phases of Police Service Dog Training.