HRD Advanced Distractions
April 11-13, 2022
* Eligible for Spike’s School Sponsorship

HRD Advanced Distractions

April 11-13, 2022

Target Audience: Certified teams or teams that have a minimum of 12 months HRD land experience, dog must have a solid trained final response. This workshop is designed for teams that are looking to challenge themselves with increasingly difficult real world distractions including live animals and hoarding environments.

Topics:  Field work will start with distractions presented in line ups and controlled settings and progressing to search scenarios in buildings, vehicles, and wilderness search environments. Classroom presentation will discuss troubleshooting distraction issues before, during and after search operations.

Availability: Space is limited to 30 working spots. Unlimited auditor spots available.

Schedule: April 11, 0900 – 1600

April 12, 0900 – 1600

April 13, 0800 – 1200

Cost: Working Spot (1 dog only) $425, Auditor Spot $150

Meals: Lunches will be provided day 1 and 2.

Hotels: A block of rooms will be held near the training site. Upon completing your registration, you will receive an email with hotel information so that you can reserve your room.

Location: Xenia, OH

1. Dog must be at least 12 months old and have at least 6 months of HR training at the time of the workshop. Dog must have a solid trained final response.
2. You should have, or be preparing to take a HRD Land certification from a national or state agency. If you have a current certification a copy can be uploaded during the registration process.
3. Dog must be current on core vaccinations per AAHA Core Vaccines: Rabies, and Combination vaccine (Distemper, Adenovirus-2, Parvovirus, +/- Parainfluenza). Current titers also accepted. Information can be found at:

Copies can be emailed to and must be provided at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the course.

Payment must be received for registration to be complete. Once the registration form is complete you will receive a receipt and email confirmation.

Working Spot


Auditor Spot