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15 ways dog trainers get scentwork training wrong. And how to avoid making the same mistakes.

I have concentrated the last ten years on teaching scentwork over everything else. And as a result I have learned lots! I’ve learned how to teach scentwork in such a way that I can’t recall any dog and handling coming to any of my workshops and failing. Every team has understood the task and achieved …

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on lead vehicle search detector Labrador

Lead in the way?

Whenever possible, I want my dogs to be off lead. Off lead allows for normal, natural movement. They can stop when they want. Sniff, move on, return to a particularly stinky spot. They can regulate their speed, choosing when to run, when to walk. It also requires them to keep an eye on me. To …

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changes, Labrador and two terriers

Ch, ch, ch, changes. Price drops and new stuff!

I hope your January has been good, that you’ve managed to have some fun with your dog. My garden is full of snowdrops and bulbs peaking up through the soil. Spring is approaching and I’m deep into planning for the rest of the year. I’ve been busy planning new projects and updating my Detector Dog …

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