ALL-BREED TRAILING SEMINAR
FOR SEARCH DOG TEAMS
June 27, 28 & 29, 2014
Sleuth Hounds Mantrailing Instructors:
Marshall Thielen and Colin Thielen
Please join us for a trailing seminar with Master Trainers Marshall Thielen and Colin Thielen in and around Laramie, Wyoming. The seminar will include both wilderness and urban sessions. Note: This seminar is limited to 6 students per instructor. It is expected to fill fairly quickly. However, if there is sufficient interest, Sleuth Hounds will bring in another instructor.
Marshall Thielen is a partner in the organization. He is a Master Police Officer with a major Police Department in the Washington, D.C. region. He has been a Police Officer since 1993, and has handled both Patrol Dogs and Mantrailing Bloodhounds since 1999. Marshall has lead over 1,700 hours of formal training of canines across the United States and Europe. He is a certified law enforcement instructor for the Commonwealth of Virginia. He has also been certified as an expert witness in the Circuit Court of Fairfax County, Virginia numerous times on sexual assault and homicide cases. He has been featured in numerous news reports across the United States for his work with canines and training canine teams.
Colin Thielen is also a partner in the organization. She served as Chief of a very successful and highly respected search and rescue team. She also served as a SUSAR dog handler. Colin has many years of experience in training dogs of many disciplines. She had been utilized on many high profile criminal cases, disaster responses, and missing person incidents. Her areas of expertise are Human Remains Detection (Cadaver), Mantrailing, Air Scent, Gun Dog Training, and Obedience. Her record of success in the field is impressive and she is highly respected by her peers. Colin has taught Search and Rescue as well as Law Enforcement in various disciplines of canine training throughout the nation.
Mail a copy of the registration form with a check or money order payable to Albany County Sheriff’s Search & Rescue, your K-9’s current shot records (Rabies, Distemper/Parvo, Bordatella vaccinations), and a signed ACSSAR Acceptance of Risk form to:
Albany County Sheriff’s Search & Rescue
954 N. McCue St., #21
Laramie, Wyoming 82072
Participants will receive email acknowledgement within two weeks of receipt. They will also receive instructions for check in procedures and additional information about seminar activities. Contact Cathi via email at email@example.com or via phone, 307-742-6399 or 307-399-147, if you have questions.
It is recommended that participants make arrangements for lodging as earlier as possible. There are a number of tourist attractions and activities in and around Laramie in the summer months and hotels and motels have limited availability during this period.
Instructors will be staying at the Holiday Inn. We will also be using one of their conference rooms for group instruction.
We suggest making reservations for accommodations as early as possible. There are a number of tourist related activities scheduled in and around Laramie throughout the summer. Some of the hotels and motels that accept large dogs include:
Holiday Inn: $83.00 per night plus tax at the government rate. $25.00 fee for large dogs can be waived for service dogs. Let them know that you are attending our seminar. (307) 721-9000
AmericInn: $83.00 per night plus tax at the government rate. No dogs over 100 lbs. $25.00 fee per dog per stay. (307) 745-0777
Quality Inn: $83.00 per night plus tax at the government rate. Fee for dogs can be waived for service dogs. (307) 742-6665
Days Inn: $79.00 per night plus tax at the government rate. Service dog – no charge. (307) 745-5678
Hampton Inn: $85.00 per night plus tax at the government rate. No fee for dogs. (307)742-0125
For those who prefer camping, KOA Kampground has RV/trailer spaces at $39.37 for 50 amp service and $37.17 for 30 amp service. It also has a few cabins: 1 room for $40.00 and 2 rooms for $50.00 and there is dog walking area. The manager says that the cabins will be reserved very quickly. (307) 742-6553
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