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Toilet roll tubes three ways – how to make searches for all skill levels

Toilet roll tubes can be used is lots of unexpected ways. One of the most useful hacks I discovered many years ago was to use them to store plugs and chargers. You pop the chargers inside the tubes and then sit the filled tubes in a drawer or box. This stops them getting tangled up, …

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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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A year of search factors to use in your searches

In this, my third blog in the series on search themes, I’m going to talk about search factors. These are some of the specific factors and choices you can make when planning your searches. Each has it’s own pros and cons, depending on your goals. Your dog might not be ready for inaccessible finds or …

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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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