My name is Karen and I have been involved with dogs for 15+ years in a variety of different roles. But this is the most exciting and rewarding of them all. There is nothing more rewarding than teaching your dog to complete a set of tasks to be able to Continue Reading
We have had an amazing 2017 season, and we are only half way through. Waikato We have located more truffles for a client who found his first in the 2016 season. Indy found both Perigord and Borchii at this property. Bay of Plenty/Rotorua Oh how exciting…we had an amazing weekend Continue Reading
Posted on 19/09/2019 by admin In June 2018 Tony and Jo Carr contacted me to provide truffle hunting services during the filming of their property for the programme Kai Safari focusing on foods from Rotorua. Sonia Gray interviewed Tony and Jo Carr, and then they all came to the truffiere Continue Reading
At the beginning of the season Laurie and Toff Mylchreest were interviewed for the Waitomo News and mentioned that Truffle Dog Services completed truffle searches for them. This led to us also being interviewed for the Waitomo News where we were front page of the North King Country Farmers insert. Continue Reading
Each truffle season I wonder if it will surpass the previous truffle season and I am never disappointed. In the 2019 season Indi found five new producers: 1 x Bay of Plenty 2 x Hawkes Bay 2 x Waikato The excitement of the new producers is priceless after all the Continue Reading
We were interviewed at the end of August at Peter Hodges and Sue Arnolds Matangi Truffiere by Carol Stiles from Radio NZ on truffle hunting. I was a little concerned about how hunting with truffle dogs will come across on the radio, but Carol has done a really good job. Continue Reading
What a fabulous Sunday…all growers visited had truffle production. At the second growers we located truffles under four new trees so now they have seve that are production, so exciting. At the next grower, we were able to congratulate them on producing their first truffles…it was a very exciting hunt Continue Reading
Keeping up to date with the changes within the Scent Work industry is really important for our organsation to provide current advice and the best methods for training our dogs. Although COVID-19 appeared in 2020 it gave the opportunity to complete more professional development. We have attended a variety of Continue Reading
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