The aims of the lesson,
To give you as a handler a greater understanding of operational combat tracking and the knowledge to orientate future training of your K9 towards an operational role.
Understanding the scent picture, its movement and diffusion
Training a K9 tracker for operational deployment.
The importance of scent discrimination
Visual indicators of human disturbance, how to gather and process information about the quarry from the track that can be used to assist in the apprehension.
Recognizing and understanding proximity indicators in your dog.
Combat tracking formations.
Instructor: Daryll Pleasants