This seminar will focus on utilization of puzzles to build drive and focus. We’ll explore stress and it’s effect on drive, and learn how to manipulate stress in our favor to enhance performance. We will also learn three techniques to build commitment to source. We’ll also explore scent theory and learn how to apply it to trial settings. Click here for registration.
About Bob Deeds: Bob retired as a K9 Search Specialist with Texas Task Force One of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Bob and his K9 partner, Kinsey, worked at Ground Zero following the 9/11 attacks, through Hurricanes Ivan, Katrina, and Rita. Kinsey was a recipient of the PDSA, Dickin Medal…a British award, the highest award in the world for animal gallantry. In 1996, Kinsey was inducted into the Tarrant County Veterinary Medical Association’s “Hall of Fame”. Bob’s new partners, Gracie (Live Find) & Remi (Human Remains Detection), have taken Bob to most of the disasters, from hurricanes Dolly & Ike through the most recent Texas flood in Wimberly . Bob has also served as an evaluator with FEMA and has certified many of our urban search and rescue dog teams all over the country. Bob continues to mentor new handlers to respond to local and national search and rescue events. Bob Continues to study and attend seminars to keep up-to-date on the newest science based training techniques. He is currently training his Belgian Malinois, Mogens, in a ring/bite sport, Mondioring and enjoys working with the high drive dogs from any discipline.