The program continues where Introduction to Truffle Hunting left off. It begins with an introduction to training in the outdoors while working with your environment and continues with buried hides, proofing for distraction, refining alerts and transferring behaviors to wild environments.
Objective: By the end of this course most student’s dogs will be able to:
- Locate truffles in a scent container in the field with limited distractions.
- Locate the scent scource of a truffle burried in a large open area.
Basic Outdoor Box
Advanced Outdoor Hides
Multiple Targets/ Unknown Hides
Basic box/ target in new locations
Buried hides in new locations
Buried hides at forest edge
Large area hides adverse conditions terrain
Exercises and Assignments:
Each lesson will include written instructions and video demonstrations for exercises.