Mark your calendars for ANDREW RAMSEY NOSE WORK!
9:00am to 5:00pm
AUDITING SPOTS AVAILABLE This seminar is for ALL levels of nose work training. Pet dogs, performance dogs, detection dogs, search and rescue dogs, and cadaver dogs are welcome. Topics will include: 1) Selecting your dog’s “motivator” and methods to maximize their desire to work and search through interactive play 2) The concept of “reward from source” to create a “focused response” for the dog’s indication 3) Proper handling skills 4) How to read dogs and recognize “change of behavior” in relation to odor recognition 5) How to properly reward your dog and provide them with an interactive “mini-event” 6) The knowledge that will allow you to know how, when, and how greatly to increase difficulty in your searches as training progresses 7) Incorporating novel search areas and more complex hides 8) Problem solving and trouble shooting common issues like false responses, fringe responses, aggressive responses, dogs leaving odor and dogs that are reliant on handler cues 9) How to properly handle distractions in the search area