Don't Miss Out! World Detector Dog Organization - Setting the Standard, April 8-9, 2021

Apr 01, 2021

Join us to learn about the latest advances in canine scent detection, and take your scent detection to the next level at the WDDO 15th Annual Conference. There's only one week left to register for live online seminars on April 8-9, 2021. You can’t beat the price, at $50 for two days of K9 Scent Detection Seminars, presented by industry experts, where you can get answers to your questions. You'll also get access to recordings after the event.

All levels of experience are welcome. This is an opportunity for detector dog professionals and enthusiasts to recover from the gap in training forced in 2020. This is a fresh chance to review the basics, deepen your knowledge, share best practices, and explore new areas of scent detection research, among a community of peers.

The WDDO conference has been credited with 6 CEUs for CNWI (Canine Nose Work Instructors), and application has been made to IAABC (International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants) for similar standing. 

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Backchaining: A Game-Changer! by Dr. Carla Simon, MD, BSc, MBA, Hunter’s Heart

Backchaining with a toy to train green dogs to indicate scent can be a game changer for detection dog training. Learn all about the components of successful scent detection and how to prevent common errors. Explore how to maximize motivation for your indication behaviors, without decreasing the accuracy. Get answers to your questions about the Trained Final Response.

Learned Helplessness: Is Your K9 Watching You? by David Latimer, Master Trainer

Dogs in a state of Learned Helplessness tend to false alert a lot or miss odor frequently. Learn how to recognize Learned Helplessness and what to do about it.

Back to the Basics. Sit. Stay. Leave It. Would Your K9 Pass? by James Latimer, Police Officer

A fresh review of what basic obedience involves. Why it is critical to your brand, and how to reinforce it.

Fire Dogs: Sniffing the Ashes by Guy Aumend, Fire Investigator

Peek behind the curtain of fire and arson investigations, and learn how a trained scent detector dog finds crucial evidence, that might be otherwise missed.

Human Perception for Canine Detection by Ann Waterbury, UW-AAB, CPDT-KA, CNWI

Increase your awareness of the dog in front of you. Your Human Perception of canine detection will be transformed through the lens of applied behavior analysis.

Intoxication Exposure: Learn How to Protect Your K9 Partner by Guy Aumend, Fire Investigator

It is inevitable. Sometime, somewhere, your K9 will be exposed to a harmful substance. Protect your partner. Know how to deal with it.

Value of K9s in Assessment Pest Management (APM) by Deanna Sparks Kjorlien, ACE

Discover how your K9 bed bug detection teams could be an integral part of your Integrated Pest Management (IPM) or Assessment Pest Management (APM) control plan.

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