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K-9 BSD Scent Detection Trainers Course

October 3 - October 7

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K-9 BSD Scent Detection Trainers Course

Oct. 3 – 7, 2022 – $995.00


  • Select and test the proper K-9 for scent detection.
  • Create behavior modification through classical conditioning.
  • Practice clear and concise K-9 communication.
  • Shape K-9 behavior through positive reinforcement.
  • Train your K-9 to search off leash and independently from the handler in addition to directed search patterns.
  • Correct undesirable behaviors.
  • Learn proper use of the K-9 BSD to teach your dog to find target odor and disregard distractor odors.
  • Set up a successful maintenance training schedule.
  • Use, maintain, and store real and pseudo odors for training.
  • Teach a passive alert and reward from source (AKA – The sit and stare at odor source).


Our five-day K-9 BSD Basic Trainers Course encompasses all disciplines of scent detection using the Behavioral Shaping Device (B.S.D.) Method. Our 40-hour basic trainers course will give the students the knowledge on how to properly select a K-9 for scent detection, imprint them on target odors using B.S.D. Technology, and teach them to train a K-9 to independently search operational areas.

This course was developed and is instructed by accredited law enforcement K-9 subject matter expert in scent detection. Classes are located at the Elite K-9 48-acre training facility in Paducah, KY, and the facility has: a scent detection imprint room, a 40-person classroom, a 12,000 sq. ft. training building, a large outdoor fenced training field, 12 vehicles for scent detection training, warehouses and open outdoor areas for searching, and multiple off-site training locations.

Instructors: Eddie Dickman, Jeremy McLaughlin

Elite K-9 Training Center – Paducah, KY

We still have dogs and slots available.

Call: 270-554-5515
or Email: info@elitek9.com


October 3
October 7


Elite K-9 Training Center


Paducah, KY