1 Tracking 1 General information about testing puppies for tracking, socialization, and dealing with unwanted behaviors. Man-Trailing vs tracking systems: A comparison. Equipment choices: Harness or Collar? About articles on the track. General information about article placement, size and type. First steps for tracking training How to create motivation and keep your dog motivated. Training with food and how to change from food to a big reward. Communication with your dog during tracking training Teaching to context of tracking to your dog. Obedience and tracking Techniques for training your tracking dog How to work with the tracking line/footwork How to progress to different surfaces Teaching the dog scent discrimination Teaching the dog to indicate / retrieve articles on the track How to deal with problems that arise during training. IPO tracking: Tracking in another, more controlled system without food on the track. How to lay training tracks for your dog.
2 Tracking 2 Short review of Tracking 1 Transition steps to hard surface tracking How to build up the training related to distractions from other persons besides the tracklayer how to build tracking skills to the highest level What kind of articles I use for hard surface tracking training How to introduce new track-layers How to teach the dog to be patient Training for difficult situations How to deal with problems encountered at the highest level of tracking How to create more motivation in your dog Other signs during tracking Corrections during tracking on the highest level How to deal with disappointments Tracking in real cases searching for suspects or lost people How to build up a training searching for a track how to build up a training searching for a place of crime How to go from a controlled training system to blind track training Unknown information giving by tracklayer More information and tracking tips for the highest level of tracking Classroom Lecture and practical work for K9 team.
3 Detection General information testing pups for detection, socializing and dealing with unwanted behavior Teaching exercises for indications Clicker training and detection work Training dogs for detection in general Training dogs for narcotics Training cadaver dogs Teaching dogs to search on water for drowning victims. Training dogs to detect human sperm for rape cases Training rescue dogs Training explosive dogs Training human scent dogs for searching, indicating or retrieve little articles Teach searching for larger hidden items such as guns and knives. Teaching the dog to point and bark to call the boss. Teaching searches and indications for smaller articles. Training human scent dogs for searching, barking and indicating in practical work Free area searches for persons Training human scent dogs. Searching and barking / biting persons Cone training for rescue dogs / detection work Includes classroom lecture and practical work for K9
4 From Pup to Working Adult Dog General information education / training a pup: My training method How to choose / test the best pup in the nest The first days / months with the pup Communication with the pup The learning process of the pup The difference between teaching an exercise and eliminating unwanted behavior Developing a pup in the first 4 months The clicker: advantages and disadvantages The advantages of training a pup The advantages of a positive training Teaching exercises (General): 3 phases "Start with the end" back chaining your training Training on low drift or high drive / the difference The fast learning process of a pup Learning to use food motivation Learning exercises obedience Learning exercises "with the nose" The best way to teach a pup to retrieve articles How to teach a pup to indicate articles in a few days Searching within one week. How to teach a pup to track Tracking on several surfaces (e.g. grass, fields, forest)
5 Everything about hard-surface tracking Food or no food during tracking Searching indoors detection work The use of the clicker and searching and indicating Training the pup to find and bark at big articles Training the pup to search for persons / decoy First steps how to train the pup for bite-work Building up bite-work in the first year Training with food and bite-work