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Basic Urban Scent Discriminate Training
April 12 - April 15
Basic Urban Scent Discriminate K9 Handler Training April 12 – 15, 2021.
Learn to navigate the obstacles of K9 trailing in an urban environment. This 4-day course covers the fundamentals of high-traffic K9 trailing from K9 noise acclimation and scent collection methods to environmental conditions and drone overwatch. Located at our Training Headquarters in Tallahassee, FL.
Our comprehensive M77® K9 Training Plan develops fundamental skills in dogs and handlers for human scent discriminate trailing. Handlers are taught to use the standardized processes contained in the plan for training canines to indicate the presence, absence, and path of a targeted person utilizing the scent of the identified individual. Our innovative trailing app gives handlers the ability to measure the success of each exercise in the field from their phone and meets all SWGDOG requirements.
REGISTER HERE for our upcoming Basic Urban Scent Discriminate K9 Training April 12-15, 2021 at our Tallahassee, FL location. Click HERE to register and get more info. Call 850-272-6950 if you have any questions! Let’s Hit the Trail!
Upon completion of this course, handlers should be able to:
- Recognize how Environmental Influences Impact Trailing
- Understand “The Dance” Lead Control Technique
- Know 5 Primary Scent Collection Methods
- Have Awareness of Urban Search Strategies Developed by FBI and
Limitations of Each
- Know How Drones are Used in Conjunction with Trailing
Paul Coley – Founder & CEO, Scent Evidence K9 – Instructor
Paul is a former FBI Forensic Canine Operations Specialist and has dedicated his entire career to public service in the fields of education, law enforcement, criminal justice, investigations, forensics, and emergency management.
Paul founded Scent Evidence K9 in 2012 to help communities and law enforcement agencies improve their methods of locating missing persons. Like many other canine handlers, Paul faced the challenge of finding an effective scent article during deployments. He developed the life-saving Scent Preservation Kit® and “The SEKR” Scent Evidence Collection Vacuum to provide K9 Trailing responders with uncontaminated scent articles and on-scene scent collection methods that increase location success while reducing the time it takes to find a target.