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WTDN 3: Masterclass Lesson 1 – Find it! The Sniffer Dog Foundation Game

Welcome to episode 3 of What The Dog Nose! In this Masterclass series, I will share with you my entire truffle dog training curriculum from start to finish. To get started, we will dive into the importance of teaching a basic sniffer dog game as the foundation for your truffle hunting adventure with your dog. I believe this process provides the simplest path for you, the handler, and the most meaningful learning environment for your dog. In this episode I'll talk about: The basic sniffer...


WTDN 2: The Importance of Context in Truffle Dog Training

Welcome to episode 2 of What The Dog Nose! One of the first topics I discuss with new clients is context. Context informs a dog about what is happening next. In this episode I'll talk about: What is context Why is it important How you can apply what you learn Context is incredibly important to our dogs. When we understand the role context plays in our dogs' lives, we can choose to use those context cues to our advantage by informing our dogs about what is about to happen. The more...


Welcome to the Podcast! What The Dog Nose: WTDN Ep. 1

Welcome to episode 1 of What The Dog Nose! This is the pilot episode where you will learn a little bit about me and how I got started in truffle hunting with my dogs. In future episodes, you can expect to learn about canine scent detection (sniffer dogs), listen to truffle hunting stories, and gain insight into the dynamic relationship we share with animals. Each episode will also include a Games & Observations segment so you can apply what you learn. Have a question for me? I'd love to...