• Complementary Training Method for Mine Detection Dogs

    One of the major problems when training detection dogs is that the composition of the smell presented for the dog is different than the composition of the substrate. I.e. technical TNT (three nitro toluene) contains 99% pure TNT.

    11/10/2018 - 04:47

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  • Problem solving behaviors in dogs: what pet dogs can teach working dogs

    The demand for competent working dogs has never been greater, but what behavioral characteristics make for a superior working dog? We compare outcomes for a problem solving test (the Canine Intelligence Test Protocol/CITP) for 128 US government contractor dogs and >100 pet dogs.

    11/10/2018 - 04:43

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  • Rapid Scent Imprinting for Detection Dogs

    For detection dogs to be effective they need to learn and remember odours when deployed.

    11/10/2018 - 04:36

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  • Chemical and Canine Analysis as Complimentary Techniques for the Identification of Active Odors in an Invasive Agricultural Pest

    Canine training aids for environmental detection are limited by several factors, including a lack of available mimic training aids, methods of acquiring species, and variation of volatiles due to the biological nature of the target.

    11/10/2018 - 04:34

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