A canine's ability and desire to systematically hunt for a trained odor.
Canine's responsiveness to verbal commands and presentations during the search.
A change of body posture and increased respiration when the dog first encounters the odors he has been trained to detect.
A trained behavior that pinpoints source.
Post-alert behavior displayed by the canine while following the odor to source.
The canine alerts and walks away.
Sit, down, point
The canine prematurely indicates while tracing odor.
Directing the team to move to source.
The canine walks odor that is not at a quantity previously experienced.
The canine displayed a change in behavior that the handler interpreted as an alert and indication in a controlled training environment where it had been previously established that no trained odors were present.
The canine displayed an alert in an uncontrolled field environment where no tangible trained substances could be located.