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Different alerts on different scents

Many working scent detection dogs have been taught to recognise several different scents. A police dog, for instance, can be able to detect many different drugs as well as the scent of explosives or cash money. Often the dog will give the same indication or alert behaviour, such as sitting down and staring at [...]

By | 2017-12-08T00:33:13+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Non classé|2 Comments

Tracking with SWDI

A couple of weeks ago there was an excellent tracking camp organised in Sweden by SWDI (Scandinavian Working Dog Institute). The camp was followed by a detection training week arranged for professional dog teams. I had a great opportunity and privilege to take part in the training. Although I promised to share some of the more sophisticated [...]

By | 2016-11-05T18:28:19+00:00 November 5th, 2016|Yleinen|2 Comments

Scent discrimination – pros and cons

When the dogs explore their surroundings, they discriminate scents all the time. They know who of their favourites or enemies has just walked by the street, and they can smell where their owner has been while gone. It has been said that a human can smell pizza and think "Mmm...Pizza!", but a dog can smell [...]

By | 2016-07-12T23:30:08+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Yleinen|0 Comments