The Conservation K9 Podcast

Season 1 Episode 10: Nick Rutter

June 17, 2021 James Davis Season 1 Episode 10
The Conservation K9 Podcast
Season 1 Episode 10: Nick Rutter
Show Notes

In this episode, host James is joined by Nick Rutter. Nick is a researcher and conservation dog trainer and handler with La Trobe University and Zoos Victoria in Australia. They talk about olfaction generalisation, the important of training in different contexts, and working with volunteer dog teams.

For more information on Nick and his work please contact him at

For more information on The Conservation K9 Camp, being held between 8-12 September 2021 in Kenilworth, Queensland, Australia please visit

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