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This blog is one forum to learn and share information so that we could all become better trainers and handlers for our dogs. Please feel free to suggest topics and take part in conversations by commenting the posts.

KARITA HÄKKINEN   •   THE AUTHOR

ABOUT THE BLOG

This blog is about dogs and scentwork. I will gather here thoughts, ideas, experiences and studies that are related to training scentwork and working with different kinds of detection dogs.

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THE AUTHOR

The author behind this blog is a professional animal trainer, specialised in scent work, Karita Häkkinen. I  have Further Qualification for Animal Attendants, specialised in animal training and I work as a scent detection dog handler and trainer at Anticimex Finland.

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DOGS FOR SALE

A 16 months old Scent detection dog, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. Located in Finland (Europe), 5/2016 born, FCI registered, medium sized intact male ready for detection work.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Do you want to learn more? Here you can find all our upcoming events!

Work shop – France (private)

June 1 @ 08:00 - June 3 @ 17:00

Work shop – Norway (private)

June 29 @ 08:00 - July 1 @ 17:00

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Or are you interested in hosting an event for your own group? Let’s do it! Use the contact form below and ask for more details!

MOST POPULAR POSTS

Different alerts on different scents

December 8th, 2017|2 Comments

Many working scent detection dogs have been taught to recognise several different scents. A police dog, for instance, [...]

Why collect training data?

March 24th, 2017|0 Comments

So now that we know how to make a good training plan and why that is important, we also [...]

Well begun, half done

March 11th, 2017|0 Comments

How many times have you trained a dog and got frustrated when it fails over and over again? In [...]

KONG the motivation

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

I talked about motivation in the blog Motivation - keep it up! earlier. Since the motivation is the key [...]

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If you want to send me a message privately, please use the form below. I welcome you to join me on this journey in the fascinating world of scents!

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