CEU Event: Systematic Search Strategies for Canines

When: Ongoing
Where: Online


*CPDT-KA: 0.5 *CBCC-KA: 2
CPDT-KSA Knowledge: 0.50
CPDT-KSA Skills: 0.00

* Courses approved for CBCC-KA CEUs may be applied to a CPDT-KA or CPDT-KSA recertification. Courses approved for CPDT-KA or CPDT-KSA may not be applied to a CBCC-KA recertification.

PLEASE NOTE: CPDT-KA can earn a MAXIMUM of 12 CPDT-KSA Skills CEUS within their 3 year certification period.


This lecture series focuses on the successful search strategies and procedures needed by those working with canines in search, detection, and scent work. First, the presenters discuss how the environment impacts odor movement and how this movement impacts odor detection by a dog doing search, detection, and scent work. Then presenters discuss fundamental strategies for increasing the likelihood of a search and detection dog discovering a targeted odor across a wide variety of environments. Topics will Include: Odor Theory and Movement Systematic Searching Techniques: Open Areas Systematic Searching Techniques: Buildings Systematic Searching Techniques: Vehicles Systematic Searching Techniques: Luggage and Packages

Sponsor:Tawzer Dog LLC
Speaker(s):Mark Marsolais, Ph.D. and David Brownell

Contact: Debra Staten
 Email: ceu@tawzerdog.com
 Phone: 208-639-1321
 Web: http://www.tawzerdog.com/