Book and DVD combination:
Millions of people are affected by medical conditions that need constant monitoring and attention. Man’s best friend, has proven again how valuable a service he can perform in helping to monitor his owner’s condition. Medical alert dog training is a new and fast-growing sphere of dog training, and the program laid out in this book will help amateur and professional alike to develop their dog into a Super Sniffer.
Designed to take a puppy or adult dog from early scent recognition to final proofing, the tools used in this program have proven to be highly successful with hundreds of scent detection dogs around the world.
The Super Sniffer Handbook is strongly focused on Diabetic Alert Dog Training but has applications for other medical detection dogs.
Companion DVD to the Super Sniffer™ Handbook. Now you can watch Debby Kay working with inexperienced puppies and dogs to show you step by step how to start, proof and finish your dog in scent training for medical alert work. You will see dogs making mistakes and how they learn with the program laid out in the accompanying book. This simple, effective and proven program will take you and your dog through all the steps including preparation for the ultimate scent discrimination double blind testing used by organizations to certify their dogs. The DVD is best when purchased with the book which offers more details and explanations of the sections presented. 30 minutes. Full menu for ease of viewing.
Debby Kay has 40 years of experience as a canine professional and pioneered many firsts in canine scent work. She left her position as a research scientist for the Federal Government to become Training Director of International Detector Dogs Ltd., training the first toxic waste detection dog. She was an early pioneer in training dogs to help ecologists, geologists and field biologists find targeted specimens for their research. Debby trained some of the first classes of dogs and instructors for the ATF explosive dog program in Virginia.