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40 Hour Man-Trailing Training & Certification Seminar


Certification is offered for NPBA Member Attendees participating in ALL Classroom & Field Exercises. Team MUST bring training logs. Minimum Requirements  for certifying hounds, must be a minimum of ten (10) months old and handler must have a minimum of 6 months of training records with his/her dog that he/she is certifying with. Only 1 dog per Handler will be certified. Certification is based on Instructor’s Evaluation. The 40 Hour Man-Trailing Training & Certification Course qualifies for 4 Contact Hours of Continuing Education Units through Garrett College’s (MD) Continuing Education & Workforce Development Department. NPBA Certification requires FULL ATTENDANCE. Puppies 10 weeks or older are welcome to participate in the week long training seminar.

This seminar also offers certification for man trailing Bloodhound teams.

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or contact Kevin Osuch 704-618-3053, email kosuch@matthewsnc.gov.