Forensic Dogs And How They Are Trained

Forensic Dogs And How They Are Trained

 Join Gorgia Lisi of Lisi Vet Physio with her guest speaker from the K9 Training Academy who will reveal how dogs are trained for work on forensic scenes.

Within this lecture we will learn how to apply scientific method to canine training so as to capture the full cognitive potential of the animal and what skills are required by the owner/trainer/handler.

Topics will include:

  • Choice of breed
  • Puppy assessment
  • Foundation
  • Learned behaviour
  • Cognitive learning and decision making processes
  • Experiential learning
  • Contextual learning
  • Planning progression and resilience
  • Handler/Owner relationship
  • Trainer/handler skills
  • Power of reinforcement
  • Punishment
  • Methods of training
  • Benchmarking performance
  • Behaviour modification (problem solving)

Topic presentation will include working dog video and case information as examples of cognition and training.

Places are limited and booking early is advisable.

Event Details

Event Date 25 Aug 2020 7:30 pm
Event End Date 25 Aug 2020 9:30 pm
Available place 25
Price £20.00
Location Lisi Vet Physio, SN7 8QQ
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