Training Aid Handling and Storage Considerations for Contamination Webinar
Training Aid Handling and Storage Considerations for Contamination Webinar

Training Aid Handling and Storage Considerations for Contamination Webinar

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Canines are sensitive and selective, vapor detectors that can easily be trained to locate novel materials; however, they can just as easily be unknowingly trained to the wrong odor. Contamination or degradation of training aids due to faulty storage can cause changes in the odor signatures of the training aids. Changes in the odor signature due to contamination or degradation often cannot be seen by the naked eye, and are even imperceptible to human olfaction. However, changes in the odor signatures of your training aid could be detrimental to your dog’s detection proficiency.

This webinar will cover the importance of proper training aid handling and storage, and will give examples of how faulty protocols can quickly change the odor perceived by your dog. We will explain the three sources of contamination, including non-target odor, human scent, and cross-contamination and discuss recommendations for preventing contamination in your training aids and training area.

LENGTH

90-minutes

SPEAKER

Lauryn E. DeGreeff, PhD

SHOULD YOU TAKE THIS WEBINAR

Are you training in Scent Work? Understanding how to properly handle your training aids (hides) is essential regardless of whether you are playing the game for fun or plan on competing.

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Scent Work University is fortunate to have Dr. DeGreeff grant us license to feature her webinars on our online dog training platform. All of the content in this webinar is created by, owned by, and the rights to the content, are reserved to Lauryn E. DeGreeff, PhD.

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