Seminar Information!

2018 VBSAR May Seminar

THE VIRGINIA BLOODHOUND SEARCH AND RESCUE ASSOCIATION AND THE MIDDLEBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT will be holding a six-day training seminar designed for law enforcement agencies and search and rescue units interested in establishing a Mantrailing Bloodhound unit or wanting some continual training.
All Virginia Law Enforcement Officers who attend will receive Mandatory In-service Retraining (M.I.R.) Credits for this course.

Instructors for this seminar include international instructors, national instructors, search and rescue specialist, and other highly experienced instructors.

The program provides classroom instruction. However, the emphasis will be on practical training in the field. Attendees will work with their K-9 partners (if accompanied by one) on scenarios of criminal cases, as well as missing persons. This training will take place at night as well as during daylight hours, no matter what the weather conditions.


LOCATION: Institute Farm
22265 Oatlands Rd
Aldie, Va. (Loudoun County) 20105
Approximately 10 miles south of Leesburg, VA.
DATES: May 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, and 25th 2018
COURSE FEE: Registration fee is $375 for members, $475 for probationary and non-members. This includes lodging and meals for dog teams.


All applicants will be reviewed and the applicants will be contacted and advised of the status of their application prior to March 30th, 2018

LODGING/MEALS: Lodging (see above in reference to individuals without dogs) and meals are included in the registration fee. The meals will be served in the dining hall in the main building. All attendees will share sleeping quarters with other attendees of the same sex.
REGISTRATION: To enroll, complete the registration form and mail to Terry Davis. When notified of your acceptance you will need to mail in you non-refundable deposit. This is the only way to reserve a slot. No phone reservations will be accepted.
Mail to:
MD Terry Davis, ret.
51 Delicious Ct.
Martinsburg, WV 25403
C) 304-616-1540

Click here for the seminar application

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