Trial Ready Checklist Trial directions and the trial manager’s contact number Allow extra time prior for exercise and toileting your dog, there is nothing worse than rushing! Traffic delays may also hold you up. Copy of your running order Sandwich/drink it may...
The inspiration for me to write this article was my own trials and tribulations as a scent work handler and dog team in trying to gain a passive indication from my exuberant young Flat-coated Retriever.
You and your dog form a search team, so good handling skills are important to assist your dog in their efforts to locate the specific odour. In the early days of your scent work journey it is important to develop your dog’s skills by building their confidence to work independently.