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Title: Olfaction and Odors

When: 08/02/2014 at 09:00 to 08/02/2014 at 17:00

Where: Bloomsburg Fire Hall


CPDT-KSA Knowledge:6CBCC-KSA Knowledge:0
CPDT-KSA Skills:0CBCC-KSA Skills:0


This non-working seminar will cover the following topics: • Understanding the canine olfactory system • Theory of scent discrimination • Factors influencing odor • Use of training aids • Utilizing your knowledge of odors in olfaction in K9 Nose Work® • Training scenarios and environmental issues • Problem solving - Identifying handler error problems in scent dog handling, e. g.: o Cueing the dog o Poor detailing skills o Unable to read the dog o Little or no search pattern o Belief that the dog should do all the work o Poor leash handling skills o Lack of knowledge of odor movement o Handler doesn’t hold dog accountable o Preconceived idea that odor is present or not present Fred is an internationally recognized K9 trainer in the field of canine detection. Fred has trained detection canines for over 30 years, in the areas of insect, natural gas, accelerants and narcotics detection.

Sponsor: HeRo Canine Consulting LLC

Speaker(s): **Fred Helfers

Contact: Silke Wittig
 Phone: 570-458-5749


Bloomsburg Fire Hall
911 Market Street

Bloomsburg, PA 17815
United States