Talking Dogs Scentwork®

Scentwork equipment

Equipment used in scentwork training

Steven brown art on tin

What’s in the tin? How to make the perfect scentwork tin.

Your scentwork tin is an essential piece of kit. This is where you scent up and store articles. As you can see, the tin has a dual purpose. Placing the articles into the tin alongside the target scent gives them time to soak up the scent ready for searches. And then by using the tin …

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7 things that make lab fed up

7 things our scentwork dog wished we didn’t do! And how to avoid them.

Scentwork is teamwork. Working as part of a team requires vigilance to ensure that we are working efficiently. Checking in with our teammates and assessing our contribution is part of the process. This is no different when our teammate is a dog. Here are 7 of the most common ways that we can mess up …

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outdoor search

24 outdoor search themes to inspire you all year

Following the great feedback you gave on the 24 indoor search ideas post, I know you’re going to love this one on outdoor search themes just as much. 24 more ideas of how to make the most of whatever you can access.  Outdoor searches often have the additional challenge of weather and air movement. You …

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indoor search with Ettie and mouse

24 indoor search themes to inspire you throughout the year

Sometimes it can be difficult to think up different scentwork searches. Especially when you are confined indoors. Or have run out of inspiration. So I’ve written a series of three blogs, one a week for the next three weeks, that will give you 12 months of ideas and 60 suggestions that you can mix and …

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