HRD Water Beginner June 22-24, 2024

HRD Water Beginner

June 22-24, 2024

Target Audience: Teams that are new to water search. Dog should have a solid trained final response on land and 6 months land HRD training.

Topics: This 2.5 day workshop will focus on introduction to shoreline search, introduction to boats and introducing odor from a boat, introducing distractions specific to water search, and the final response in a water environment, boat safety, developing a water training progression plan, the importance of understanding body language and behavior,

Availability: Space is limited to 16 working spots. Unlimited auditor spots available.

Schedule: July 19, 0900 – 1600

July 20, 0900 – 1600

July 21, 0800 – 1200

Cost: Working Spot (1 dog only) $450, Auditor Spot $150

Location: Dayton, OH

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.

1. Dog must be at least 8 months old and have at least 6 months of HR land training at the time of the workshop.
2. Dog should have a solid trained final response on land.
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