Jeff Schettler

Why Trailing K-9s May Fail

From our monthly webinar series named after the book 'K-9 Trailing. The Straightest Path'. Our guest speaker is US-based Jeff Schettler, the author himself.

06 September 2020  4-5.30 p.m.

(UK time)











Our September webinar is linked with Chapter 4 from the book.

This webinar is for you, the trailing student who goes the extra mile to get input from the best in the field, whether you practise Mantrailing for law enforcement, Search and Rescue or as a sport.

We have created this series at the end of 2019 and have run monthly since, to support you in consolidating and building on your training and operational experience.

You can register for this webinar via the link above or sign up to follow the whole series via our Catch-up page - not only to catch up on sessions you might have missed but also to access all your replays in one place, so you'll never miss one again.

To understand how our webinars run read About our webinars on the Webinars page.

Jeff Schettler (GAK9) is a retired police K9 handler who worked for the City of Alameda and County of Amador in California and was attached to the FBI’s Hostage Rescue Teams’ K9 Assistance Program for two years. This program was designed to locate and apprehend high-risk fugitives on the run. Jeff has worked hundreds of trailing cases across the USA and is a specialist in the areas of tactical tracking applications. Schettler is a certified military trainer graduating from the prestigious US Army’s Leadership Academy also known as Drill Sergeant School.

Jeff’s work has been seen on CNN, ABC, CBS, Unsolved Mysteries, and Mythbusters. He is considered an expert witness in tracking/ trailing. Jeff writes for K9 Cop Magazine and is the author of four books on K9 Tracking Work published by Alpine Publications.

"Four months into our training I know we would have never got where we are without Jeff's webinars hosted by Surrey Search Dogs. We are even more addicted now. There is no other dog training which can give a similar thrill of following an invisible scent net mastered by your dog."
Anna Pleban

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