• By Deborah Palman, Maine Warden Service, ret. In my 40 plus years of dog training experience, I’ve had the good fortune to work in a variety of dog training areas in sport and practical disciplines, plus 30 years of working dogs as a first responder in search and rescue.  After retirement, I’ve gone on to continue work as a volunteer wilderness search and rescue and human remains detection team handler, so I’m still active in these areas. I also teach seminars in scent related disciplines, and each time I teach a seminar, I consider again how to get the points across that allow others to design efficient and effective training programs. In the last few years, as I trained new

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