Two Fabulous Scent Events with Dr. Robert Hewings & Karen Hewings

Scent & Scentability November 2, 3 & 4, 2022 & Advanced Instructor Handling Skills November 5 & 6, 2022

Register for Both Events & Receive a 25% Discount and a 0% Interest Monthly Payment Plan

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Registration Rates

  • Early Bird PPG Member Auditor – $200.00

  • Early Bird PPG Member Working Spot – $275.00

  • Early Bird Public Auditor – $240.00

  • Early Bird Public Working Spot – $315.00

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Event Location

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The Plantation at Crystal River - Address:   9301 West Fort Island Trail,  Crystal River, FL , 34429

Hotel Direct: 352-795-4211


We have negotiated a group room rate at the resort where we will host the event. It is a very casual and informal enviornment set on over 200 acres.

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 Don't forget the three-day Scent & Scentability program scheduled  on November 2, 3 & 4, 2022.

Register for both and get a 15% discount.

Combine both programs into one payment plan. 

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 Canine Scent Advanced Handling Skills 

presented by Dr. Robert Hewings and Karen Hewings.

Beyond The Basics of Canine Scent -

Introducing Advanced Detection & Handling Skills 

November 5, 6, 2022

This program takes you beyond the basics of canine scent and introduces you to 

advanced detection and handling skills with more intricate search challenges.

Who is This Program For?

  1. Scent Geeks who have completed some scent work and their dog is already trained on one scent and has a reliable passive indication. 
  2. Attendees of the 3 Day program on November 2, 3 & 4, 2022.  You are set to stay for the two day weekend workshop. 

2 Days of Advanced Handling Work 

This 2-day program covers:

  1. How to hone your active search skills
  2. More complex techniques and search systems
  3. Strategic searching of difficult hides
  4. Searching with more distractions and increased distance from your dog
  5. How to manage and navigate complex search patterns 
  6. Becoming more competent with a variety of hide locations, heights, distance and ease of access
  7. Advanced leash handling skills around large objects, locations and equipment

    Event Registration Information

    Two Types of Registration For This Event

    Auditor Option One: Register and attend all the events and learn from lectures, networking and watching Pets and Their People working.

    Working Spot Option Two: 20 places available.  Bring your dog and enjoy this pet friendly resort. Attend all sessions with your dog.  

    0% Interest Payment Plan Available. 

    Register before September 2022 and you can break your registration fee down into monthly payments. 

    Your Scent Work Instructors

    Dr Robert Hewings. BSc. MA. D/Prof. (Head of School)

    Recently retired after 30 years’ exemplary police service with the Metropolitan Police, his dog handling and dog training experience is underpinned with outstanding academic qualifications. Robs’ seven years doctoral research is set upon using evidence-based practice and humanism within the canine scent detection training environment, discovering ‘There is a better way’. He is the author of the popular book ‘Scent Training for Every Dog’ (Please visit our shop!).

    Rob possesses superb evaluation, assessment, presentation and leadership skills and has an ability to encourage learning. He has a high level of dedication and commitment, with a passion and a love for teaching and training these incredibly special dogs and handlers. Rob, and his team will ensure that all dog handlers are trained to the very highest level, enabling these successful programmes to benefit all types of clients.

    Karen Caton-Hewings

    The UKCSD’s most experienced and operationally proven team member, Karen has recently retired from the Metropolitan Police after 30 years exemplary service. She is an accomplished Specialist Search Dog Trainer with nearly 20 years’ experience working within the explosive search environment here in the UK and abroad. Karen has planned and developed both national and international training exercises. She has organised joint working practices between the Police, Military, Prison service, Ministry of Defence and the Private Security sector. 

    Having worked within the Counter-Terrorism area of policing, she has hands on experience of dealing with the aftermath of terror attacks, and as a licensed search dog hander has spent many years protecting, the Royal Family, our government and its property, also high-level security requirements in and around London.

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