QUIZ Step 1 of 3 33% 1. What type of dog do you have?(Required) Professional Sport Dog type(Required) Narcotics Explosive Firearm Currency Electronic / Cellphone Human Remains (SAR) BedBug Gas or Water leak Conservation (all types) Antler Shed Other Dog type(Required) NACSW AKC UKC Other program 2. How long have you been working a dog in detection(Required) under 1 year 2 to 3 years 4 years or more 3. Do you work MULTIPLE Detection dogs?(Required) Yes No 4. What breed of dog do you have for Detection?(Required) Belgian Malinois German Shepherd Dutch Shepherd Labrador Pointer Vizsla or Weimaraner Spaniel (Springer or other) Border Collie Other Herding breed Other Sporting breed Other Breed 5. What would you say is the most problematic area in Detection work?(Required) Dogs Indication / Alert How the Dogs Search Dealing with Distracting odors Environmental Stability Dogs Drive/Motivation Handler Skill or ability Understanding odors 6. How do you get most of your Detection Training and information?(Required) In person training classes or school Seminars Webinars Podcast Magazine or Books 7. On a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being highest) How important is Detection Dog research to you?(Required) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8. On a scale of 1 to 10 (10 being highest) How important is K9 Fitness and Fitness training to Detection dogs?(Required) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9. How often do you test you and your dogs ability / skill in Detection, such as Independent evaluations or Competitions, Odor Recognition Testing, Double blind searches(Required) Weekly Monthly Quarterly Yearly 10. What is missing most in the Detection dog world?(Required) Handler Skill building and Education Dog Skill Building and Education Understanding Training methodology Information on Odors and Chemistry of odor Problem solving for detection Search Strategies based on Detection Discipline Raising Pups or young Dogs to be detection dogs How to Select a Detection Dog Detection Fundamentals and odor imprinting Operation or Competition based readiness How to work with various drive or motivational levels of dogs Other Other 11. How does marker training improve communication between dog and handler?(Required) A. Tells the dog exactly when they’ve done the correct behavior. B. Allows the reward to happen away from source which can increase safety for the team. C. Not dependent on handlers physical orientation. D. All of the above 12. How often should you work blank areas in training?(Required) A. Never, if there is no odor present your dog will not alert as long as it is well trained. B. Occasionally, if you work blank areas too frequently it will demotivate your dog. C. Very frequently, you should always be practicing blank areas in training. D. With the same frequency as productive areas to keep them both even in training. 13. If our dog misses a hide we should always keep working until we find it, even if we need to help them be successful.(Required) True False 14. If I’m working a double blind problem I shouldn’t reinforce my dog until I have confirmation.(Required) True False 15. If my dog doesn’t alert right at target source that always means they are fringing or falseing.(Required) True False 16. A dog that looks at the handler a lot during a search could be displaying?(Required) A. Handler dependence. B. The area is blank. C. Frustration or confusion. D. All of the above. 17. Once my dog is trialing or working operationally I should?(Required) A. Continuously challenge your dog to more advanced searches. B. Keep doing searches you know your dog will be successful with. C. Go back to your foundational training. D. All of the above. 18. I should avoid using other trainer’s training aids/odors because I do not know how they are stored.(Required) True False 19. When rewarding my dog I should always use the highest value reinforcer.(Required) True False 20. The most important aspect to a successful search is:(Required) A. The final response given by the dog. B. How quickly the search area was covered. C. The searching or hunting by the dog. D. How fast the dog gets reinforced after alerting. Would you like to join our newsletter?(Required) Yes No Name(Required) First Last Email(Required) PhoneWhat would you like to be notified about? In-person classes Seminars Webinars Podcast Magazine or books Detection gear Where would you be interested in attending in-person events? USA - West USA - Midwest USA - Northeast USA - South Europe Notify me of all in-person events Sign up for our newsletter! Get notified of new content, products, and services. Email PhoneThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.