Cadaver Dog Seminar with Chris Moore Pirtle

Cadaver Dog Seminar with Chris Moore Pirtle

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2 x One day seminars on Human Remains Detection (HRD) Dogs/ Cadaver Dogs with Chris Moore Pirtle from TexSAR.

Dates:

Friday Sept 13th: Land Based and Vehicle 

Saturday Sept 14th: Buried 

Start Time:

10am each day, seminar will finish around 5pm (times may be subject to slight change)

Location:

The Richmond Revival in Fermoy

Spaces: 8 Dog teams per day

Each seminar is 'stand alone', however, each day complements the other. We recommend attending both

Instructor

Chris Moore Pirtle is a highly respected figure in the world of search and rescue, renowned for her expertise in training and handling Human Remains Detection Dogs/Cadaver Dogs. Chris has worked with the FBI, Law Enforcement and voluntary teams across the USA. Chris, a dog handler with TexSAR (Texas Search and Rescue) is also a certified Instructor with Global K9 Safety Ops.

Prices

Dog Handler Place, one day: €150

Dog Handler Place, two days: €280

Spectator Spot, one day: €95

Spectator Spot, two day: €150

Day 1: Land Based and Vehicle Search Cadaver

Building on Cadaver Dog Foundations. Dogs will be worked on multiple terrains with different scenarios. We will work on building the dogs drive to search, handler search strategy (how you change to adapt to the changing environment) and developing solid indications in your dog.

We will work on different source type including wet/heavy scent and lighter and bone scent. Dogs can work on or off lead.

Day 2: Buried Cadaver

Building on Cadaver Dog Foundations. Dogs do not need to have completed Day 1 to participate. We will work on introducing the dog to scent buried below the soil surface. Attendee's will be shown how to plan out a search for buried remains in various terrains, work your dog more closely to them and how to get solid indications from their dog with a scent source they can't reach. We will work on different source type including wet/heavy scent and lighter and bone scent. Dogs can work on or off lead.

Who is this course suitable for?

  1. Those who have done any scent work experience such as Mantrailing, Air Scent, Scent Detection etc.

  2. Anyone who is looking to do a fun and interesting hobby with their dog.

  3. Anyone who is interested in training an operational cadaver/HRD dog.

Can my dog do this along with Air Scent and/or Mantrailing?

Yes!

Suitable for Reactive Dogs?

Yes. The course will take place in a private venue. Dogs will be worked one at a time and you have the option of working dog on or off lead.

Restricted Breeds - Please Read

It may be a requirement of our insurance or venue access that any Restricted Breeds or Restricted Breeds Mix Breeds are muzzled during the seminar. It also may be a requirement that you have your own public liability cover for your Restricted Breed Pet. Purchase of this event means that your agree to these requirements.