We are very excited to have Fred Helfers join us for two days
of exceptional learning here in Reno, NV on June 1 and 2!
If you've already registered, your welcome letter has been emailed to you.
If you haven't registered yet, we have plenty of room for you in the classroom!
Bring a friend and we'll give you Bark Bucks!
Refer a new sign up and we'll give you $25 in Bark Bucks to be used for future seminars, training, entry fees and more at Revolution Dog Sports!
Handler Error and Skill Building in Nosework
Identifying the 10 most Common Handler Error Faults
Friday June 1, 2018
Classroom Only: $150
Improve handling skills by establishing and applying a consistent maintenance training program. This full day seminar includes a lecture and visual presentation in the morning followed by a working session where Fred will guide both novice and experienced teams through drills to increase their handling skills. This is followed by a video review of working dog teams. Classroom teams will attend the full day without dogs. Limited to 6 working teams.
Understanding Olfaction and Odors
Increase your skill through knowledge.
Saturday June 2, 2018
This invaluable classroom full day seminar is for anyone interested in how dogs use their nose and detect odors, including competitors in scent work/nosework, barn hunt, trailing & locating, field trials, hunting, shed retrieving and tracking. Topics discussed include:
- Understanding the Canine Olfactory system – How the canine nose works.
- Breathing Sniffing
- Theory of scent discrimination.
- The Odor molecule. – Factors Influencing Odor
- Temp – Wind – Humidity –
- Definitions — Use of training aids – containment and handling.
- Utilizing your knowledge of Odors and Olfaction in Nosework
- Training scenarios and environmental issues.