Scent Detection Dog Training

We offer A Selection of scent detection classes for dogs.

Our classes include:

Odors we work with:

Bed Bugs
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The best part about scent detection dog training is that it is all fun with no corrections or high expectations when the goal is just to bond with your pup.  BK9A offers free evaluations to see if your pup would be a good fit for this type of work

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Scent detection dog training is a specialized training method that teaches dogs to identify specific scents and locate the source. This training can be used for various applications such as finding bed bugs, narcotics, explosives, and even natural substances like birch and lavender.

We offer several classes to cater to different needs and skill levels:

  • Semiprivate Scent Work: One-on-one training that fits your schedule.
  • Intro into Detection: A group class covering the basics of scent detection.
  • Novice Detection: For dogs ready for blind searches and more detailed scent work.

Our training process involves several steps:

  1. Introducing the dog to a specific scent in a controlled environment.
  2. Creating positive associations with the scent through rewards.
  3. Gradually increasing the complexity and difficulty of scent detection tasks.
  4. Regular practice to maintain and refine the dog’s scent detection skills.

We train dogs to detect a variety of odors, including bed bugs, birch, lavender, narcotics, and explosives. This selection caters to both practical needs and interests in different scent detection fields.

Scent detection training offers numerous benefits including mental stimulation, improved obedience, and stronger bonding between you and your dog. It also provides a fun and rewarding activity that can be enjoyed together.

Yes, at Beau’s K9 Academy, we provide free evaluations to determine if your pup is a good fit for scent detection work. This helps ensure that both you and your dog will have a positive training experience.

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