Frequently Asked Questions

At CDCI, it's ALL about the dogs. We never stop talking about them. That's why we also love questions. They offer more opportunities to carry on with our favorite topic! 
 
Here are the most common questions we get asked. Have something you want to ask our dogs (or our staff)? Contact us any time with what's on your mind! And be sure to check out our on-demand learning if you want to dig deeper into our world.

HOW DO YOU TRAIN THE DOGS TO FIND A NEW SCENT?

Teaching a dog a target odor is, in fact, an easy thing to do. But it requires a trainer that understands classical conditioning and operant learning... continue reading

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MY DOG LOVES SNIFFING TOO... CAN THEY BECOME A CONSERVATION DOG?

While they can come in any breed, shape, or size, we find that the ideal conservation dogs have these particular attributes... continue reading

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WHAT MAKES A DOG GOOD AT CONSERVATION WORK?

Dogs are amazing creatures. No man-made instrument has ever been able to replicate their scenting power and efficiency... continue reading

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