Does Your Dog Need More Mental Stimulation?

An Introduction to Canine Scentwork For Professionals and Enthusiasts

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Scentwork Enrichment

Accredited Certificate Course
50 Hours CPD
  • Course Author: Sally Gutteridge
  • Study Level: 3 (Intermediate)
  • 50 Hours Self-Paced CPD
  • Course Starts: Anytime
  • Instant Lifetime Access
  • 3 Online Modules
  • Downloadable Content
  • 2 Certificates Of Completion

Why Should Every Dog Have A Scentwork Enrichment Routine?

Dogs experience their world through a highly developed olfactory system. The ability to detect the smallest scent has long been utilised to our advantage, but how can we take this knowledge and use it to provide stimulation and enrichment for our dogs?
Written by a former professional military search dog trainer and handler, the Canine Scentwork Enrichment Certificate course is a great foundation for understanding canine search.

What Will I Learn?

This course is packed full of practical information to create enriching search activities for your dog. From snuffle mats to garden searches, you'll be sure to understand the value of scentwork for a dog's wellbeing. On successful completion of the course, you will understand;
  • Canine Senses
  • The Dog's Brain
  • How Dogs Learn 
  • Body Language & Stress During Training
  • The Behaviour Of Scent
  • Scentwork Variations
  • Retrieval & Targeting
  • The Pyramid of Scent Training
  • Practical Search Techniques
  • Complex Searches
  • Multi Drop Search
  • The Handlers Role In Scentwork
Canine Principles only teaches positive, careful, kind, scientific methods of canine coaching, communication and behaviour management.
The Full Course Syllabus can be viewed below.

Who Is This Course For?

The Scentwork Enrichment Course is designed for dog guardians, enthusiasts and even offers invaluable basic knowledge to professional trainers that would like to offer scentwork enrichment activities in classes and courses.All students must be aged 16+

Requirements

Canine Principles e-Learning platform can be accessed instantly from any device with an internet connection. Modules can also be downloaded for offline study. Courses are written or recorded in English.

Although not essential, it is recommended that you also have access to software that allows you to type up documents such as Google Docs, Word or Pages.

How Do I Enrol?

Fill in the sign up form below to join the course, then learn any time you like on your smartphone, tablet or laptop.

Course Author
Sally Gutteridge

  • Author
  • Canine Behaviour Practitioner
  • Canine Principles Director of Studies
Sally Gutteridge has been a full-time educational writer since 2015, holding a variety of canine certifications up to level 5/6. She is a former professional Dog Trainer with the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, a former instructor with Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, and has much rescue experience. Sally is a member of the Pet Professional Guild. She is an award-winning graduate of The Writers Bureau. Sally lives in Lichfield with her ever-patient husband and four rescued, cheeky terriers.

Course Contents

Course Author
Sally Gutteridge

  • Author
  • Canine Behaviour Practitioner
  • Canine Principles Director of Studies
Sally Gutteridge has been a full-time educational writer since 2015, holding a variety of canine certifications up to level 5/6. She is a former professional Dog Trainer with the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, a former instructor with Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, and has much rescue experience. Sally is a member of the Pet Professional Guild. She is an award-winning graduate of The Writers Bureau. Sally lives in Lichfield with her ever-patient husband and four rescued, cheeky terriers.

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