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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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Smelly Research

Research pointing to the fact that animals identify compound smells better than single odors  Link to paper 

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