Welcome to Recreational Truffle Hunting!
Before You Begin
Before you commence truffle training, we strongly encourage you to explore the world of truffle hunting to see if it is right for you and your dog. We offer a couple of different avenues to aid in your exploration of this exciting past time. We hold seminars several times a year. Please check out our Events page for more information and locations, dates, and times.
Seminars are an introduction to truffle hunting with your dog. We cover a variety of topics, and we strongly encourage everyone interested in recreational truffle hunting with their canine to attend one. Attendance is not mandatory prior to commencement of training for recreational hunting, but we cover quite a bit of information that many find useful as a baseline when beginning hunting with their dogs, and it will provide insight into how to locate possible productive truffle areas in the wild as well as get you started with some hands on training for you and your canine companion.
Recreational truffle hunting can boost confidence, develop problem solving skills and provide controlled exercise for your canine. Whether you are just looking for a new game to play with your dog or your goal is to locate native truffles in the wild, these classes and workshops will show you how to get started.
Truffle dog training is a great way to build a trusting relationship and build confidence for both you and your canine companion while gaining valuable skills that will transfer to other dog sports and activities you participate in.
To see a current list of class offerings please visit us over at Truffle Dog Company.
All dogs should be healthy and at least 6 months of age prior to training, and up to date on current vaccinations. If your canine is under 6 months of age contact us for some tips on how to give your dog a head start. We may be able to begin training sooner than 6 months but there are special considerations with regards to puppies. Dogs need to have basic obedience training in order to excel in this program.