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Scent day with top Police Dog Handler
26 November @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm£150.00
Do you want to learn about how the police train their dogs to search? Would you like to know more about how scent is taught? We have an amazing top police dog handler with huge passion for the job joining us a Devon Dogs for an amazing day of training! Throughout the course of the day you will develop your very own pet detective using the methods the police use to train their own dogs!
What will you learn?
- how your dog searches
- building desire for the search article
- teaching your dog an indication
- how to ‘handle’ your dog when they are searching
- stepping through levels of searching…think distractions
- how to have your dog search heights
- differentiation and teaching your dog to identify the correct scent amidst other appealing odours
Really there is so much to cover we may need more days! This is a super special day! You’ll want to book straight away as we expect this to sell out fast. Get your space now and get ready for the best day ever. We simply cannot wait.
We are looking forward to having you train with us! To help us ensure you have the best possible training experience, please arrive at the start time specified for this event. Devon Dogs is a Centre of Excellence training facility and we want to ensure all training change overs are smooth and easy.
We understand it is difficult to estimate arrival times and we know you will have planned for the unexpected in your journey! Should you arrive a little early, we recommend stopping at the Shell Services just off of the A30, only half a mile away from us. There is a Little Waitrose, Greggs, Subway and Burger King with tea/coffee and lots of healthy (or not so healthy!) snacks and prepared meals as well as toilet facilities. If you wish to go for a short walk, you can access the Granite Way in Sourton.
To get the best out of your training with us, please review this *awesome link* that includes what to bring for training, what you need if you are training in Bowerland Arena plus some helpful tips. Please be aware that you may experience difficulties making a payment if you are using a mobile device.