Category: Blog

How a Dog Uses Its Nose

An article describing how dogs smell was recently published in The Whole Dog Journal. I found the article to be very interesting, and hope you will too!  Dogs are being trained to sniff out so many different things besides narcotics and explosives, including: gas leaks mold bugs cancer high and low blood sugar levels The …

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Becoming Certified

Looking to obtain NACPI Certification? Begin here with our certification check list: Go to the “Certification” tab and click on  “Proxy Certifications.” Fill in “Proxy Request Form” and submit. This will be sent to our certification committee and you will be sent additional instructions and/or contact information for an evaluator in your area within 2 weeks. …

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Use task-related tests that will help you choose the right dog for the job.

By Steve Dunham Police K-9 Magazine Proper canine selection is a critical factor in determining a canine team’s success. When selecting a dog for a particular job, a trainer must consider the task that is being performed and the genetics of the dog that is asked to perform that task. Although a good, consistent training …

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