Author: Pat Nolan

Scent Tube Carousel Construction

This video shows the construction of the scent tube carousel. This water heater pan measures 26 inches inside diamiter. Stay tuned for upcoming training articles on imprinting with the carousel. A trained detection canine must be discriminate and selective. She must identify target odor and selectively respond only to target odors. She must rely on […]

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Scent Tube Construction

We just held a seminar on nose work at our kennel in Fountain Inn.We had a good turn out and a good time, I will post some pictures and videos clips. We had quite a few questions on how to build the scent tubes. I created the scent tubes in the plumbing aisle of our local […]

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Building Play Retrieve Drive

Building Play Retrieve Drive Whether you are raising a pup for hunting or competition, or you simply want to play Frisbee with the family dog, the play retrieve provides a fun outlet for exercise, is useful for rewarding the dog in training, and lays a foundation for advanced training. Almost all dogs have some natural […]

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Puppy Detection Video

This is an old video but shows a puppy that was started in my program.The puppy is ignoring distractions in the room and on the training rack, working to the source, and staying on odor. Not a polished final but a good start.

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Scent Work Workshop

Pat Nolan will be conducting a 1-day training seminar on Scent Work at Dog Trainers Workshop, 207 Greenpond Road-Fountain Inn, SC 29644. When: Saturday, February 9, 8:30am-4:30pm*******************************************************************We will cover;1. What it means to “imprint odor.” 2. Why you do it. 3. How to do it. 4. Increasing your dog’s search intensity. 5. Increasing the length […]

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Training articles published

The latest issue of K9 Cop magazine has a new article by me on training for tactical directionals.The next issue of Police K9 magazine will have an article on imprinting with scent tubes and a Mannersminder. This is an out take from a photo shoot for the article on imprinting.

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