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Educating Fido 

Training Dogs and the People Who Love Them

FRED HELFERS 2.0

Fred Helfers returns to build on the skills from his last workshop in Portland.  Fred will work hands on with teams focusing on:


  • Handler skills               
  • Reading your dog
  • Patterned searches    
  • Training drills  


Saturday, August 9, 2014

8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Working Dog Nose Work 1 

8 am - 12 pm + afternoon audit

$150


Working Dog Nose Work 2 & 3

1 pm - 5 pm + morning audit

$150


Audit Only 

8 am - 5 pm

$100


Sunday, August 10, 2014

8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Working Dog Nose Work 2 & 3

8 am - 12 pm + afternoon audit

$150


Working Dog Nose Work 2 & 3

1 pm - 5 pm + morning audit

$150


Audit Only 

8 am - 5 pm 

$100


Location:
Gervais, OR
LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED


In the workshop Fred will work hands on with teams:

Fred Helfers returns to build on the skills from his last workshop.  In this workshop the focus will be on:


Handler skills               

Reading your dog

Patterned searches    

Training drills 


50% refund before July 8. No refunds after July 8.


ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Fred Helfers started training and handling detection canines in 1982 while working in law enforcement.  Fred has actively worked two drug detection canines during his 28 years in law enforcement and has expanded his knowledge of detection canines by training canines and handlers in the fields of insect detection, natural gas detection and accelerate detection.

For over 20 years Fred operated a professional detection dog training facility for police officers, training drug detection canines and their handlers. Fred’s passion and recognized expertise in training detection canine teams has led him to conduct training seminars and classes throughout United States, Canada, Australia and Brazil.  Fred is recognized as an expert in both State and Federal courts in the field of canine detection. Fred was the Senior Judge in the detection canine competition of the World Police and Fire games in Vancouver BC, Canada and has acted as competition Judge in the British Columbia Police Canine Association trials and the AKC / Eukanubra National competition trials in Orlando Florida.

Fred is the founding President of the Pacific Northwest Police Detection Dog Association and now serves as President Emeritus of that association. (pnwk9.org). Additionally, Fred is a past president of the Washington State Police Canine Association.

Fred Helfers is also a member of the Scientific Working Group on Dog and Orthogonal Factors. (SWGDOG .org)  One of 55 national and international scientists, trainers and practitioners, developing public safety detection dog best practices.

Fred is the owner of FH Consulting, a business established in 1984 that provides consultation, training and workshops to law enforcement.