Mark Rober tries to evade a scent dog

Jay Christianson

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This is a fun video that shows some of the challenges of escaping a scent K9 and how potent odor is. From my point of view, the real win is recognition of handler and K9 team dynamics and how that is essential to the success of a scent-detecting dog.

Jay is the President of and a Field Team Leader for El Paso County Search and Rescue, a fully-accredited Mountain Rescue Association group serving the needs of lost, injured, and stranded people in El Paso County, Colorado. He is the primary handler of Saxby, an HRD Land/Water, Area I, Trailing III, and Article Search certified K9.
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