Post Tagged with: "scent location"

  • Trailing versus tracking: The keys to success

    Trailing versus tracking: The keys to success

    Narc & Explosive Detection, SAR 10/16/2013 at 9:30 pm

    Trailing frequently is confused with tracking, and the two terms are often used interchangeably. Tracking is based on the human visual perception of an event through visible tracks or spoor. I believe that the term is used mistakenly to describe our human interpretation of events that only the dog can […]

     
  • Hard Surface Tracking: One Approach

    Hard Surface Tracking: One Approach

    Narc & Explosive Detection, Patrol, SAR 09/25/2013 at 9:18 am

    While debriefing a training session in the K9 office one evening, members of our K9 unit were holding forth on some different approaches to one particular dog’s problem with a clean release and recall. While our agency, like most had designated “Trainers,” we often took the committee approach when holding […]

     
  • Demystifying Detector Dog Training Myths

    Demystifying Detector Dog Training Myths

    Narc & Explosive Detection, SAR 09/04/2013 at 2:32 pm

    Part Two (of three) – Detection Canine’s False Response/Nonproductive Response Thanks to many of you who read and commented on Part One of this article, I appreciate your time and opinions. I would like to add a clarification to one of my sentences after a very astute and correct reader […]

     
  • Problem Solving and Conflict Training

    Problem Solving and Conflict Training

    Narc & Explosive Detection 08/02/2013 at 8:58 pm

    I thought I would write on a subject that is near and dear to my heart. I call this subject “problem solving and conflict training.” So I am not confusing anyone – I’m not writing about conflict in your dog training but rather conflicting your training. What I mean basically […]