The purpose of Buried Odor Detection Course is to teach theory and practical training aspects of imprinting a canine to detect buried odor, target odors, aged odors and prepare teams for certification.
Upon completion of the 5 day course, students will leave with the knowledge of theory of odor; effects of odor by the environment, imprinting the canine to detect buried and aged target odors. The student will utilize various training aids to train their canines through a series of protocols to detect and indicate aged and/or buried items to prepare the team for certification.
The course content covers the following areas:
- Theory of odor
- Environmental effects on odor
- Imprinting canine-Theory and Practical
- Training a canine to detect aged buried odor-Theory and Practical
- Certification exercise