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Florida State Fire College

Host Seminar - Detection Dog Trials

Host Certification Seminar for Detection Dog Trials

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Host Seminar - Detection Dog Trials
Host Seminar - Detection Dog Trials

Time & Location

Feb 20, 2023, 8:00 AM EST – Feb 21, 2023, 8:00 PM EST

Florida State Fire College, 11655 NW Gainesville Rd, Ocala, FL 34482

About the event

DDT Host Certification Seminar

This seminar is geared towards people who want to be able  to host DDT Trials. All trial hosts must be certified in order to hold a DDT trial. In this seminar you will learn the ins and outs of DDT, how to run a trial, how to manage paperwork and submit it to the Director, and the rules regarding running DDT.  Auditing is available for those who wish to just learn more  about DDT.

Certification Spots: Unlimited certification spots, first 8 may bring their dogs.

Audit Spots: Unlimited

Pricing: TBD. Will be determined once we have an idea of interested parties. Please contact the Secretary for more information.

What are Detection Dog Trials (DDT)?

Detection Dog Trials is a new sport being brought to North America which allows formally trained detection dogs to  participate in scentwork style trials. Teams are able to trial on the odor their dog is already trained on (i.e. narcotics, accelarants, cadaver, etc.) and gain titles and awards for their success!

What odors are accepted?

The current accepted odors include: birch, clove, gun oil, truffle oil, catnip, kong, cannabis, scentlogix, tobacco, cadaver,  cash, narcotics, accelarents, digital, gluten, and blood.

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