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Curriculum - SAR Trailing

  1. Introduction to search and rescue trailing
  2. Fundamentals of the dog’s olfaction process and how human scent works
  3. Understanding dog behaviour when working odour

  4. Phases of training a trailing dog:

    • Hot trails - To teach your dog the trailing game

    • Warm trails - To start guiding your dog to trail effectively using its nose

    • Cold trails - To teach your dog to find someone it did not see leave

    • Proofing and introducing difficulty and distractions - To improve reliability and success

  5. Guidelines on setting up a successful trailing session
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