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Sat, Sep 14

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Pembroke

Designated Odor Test (DOT) SDDA (1)

SDDA, DOT Put you training into practice, with a fun 'formal' test. The DOT is designed to bridge the gap between training and trialing.

Designated Odor Test (DOT) SDDA   (1)
Designated Odor Test (DOT) SDDA   (1)

Time & Location

Sep 14, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

Pembroke, 573 Lubitz Rd, Pembroke, ON K8A 6W6, Canada

About the event

The purpose of the DOT is to test if the dog is able to determine the location of the target scents used in competition with its location unknown to the handler and the ability of the handler to correctly call an alert. Designated Odour Tests (DOTs) may be taken at any time, they are a fun way to gain confidence that your dog is searching for odour.

No SDDA dog registration is required.

DOTs are pass/fail

A formal alert is not required.

The scents are as follows: Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens), Pine (Pinus sylvestris), Red/White Thyme (Thymus vulgaris).

Only one scent is used in each test and no distractors

Certificates and ribbons, will be issued at the end of your session.

Additional Information

  • 2nd Dogs will be permitted. On registering please note that you have a 2nd dog.
  • Awards will be title ribbons and Certificates
  • SDDA rules and TailWaggersK9Sport Good Conduct rules apply (cancellation policy is  as per Trial Premium).
  • This trial is not open to bitches in season, please see refund policy if you determine this after registering.
  • No unofficial scents permitted on trial location.
  • See SDDA website for rule book, https://www.sportingdetectiondogs.ca
  • Dogs must be on leash at all times.
  • No retractable leashes, bungees etc on site

Cost for DOT is $20+hst per run

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