The dog wants a pack leader and one of the worst things you can do is have the dog sleep in the bedroom. This will fast track the dependency and re-establish the dog as rank number two. This can be a danger to other family members as the dog my try to assert his dominance by growling or peeing in the other family members bedroom.
I have been very fortunate to be one of the pioneers of many different types of detection dogs from the environmental detection of endangered species and pests to cadaver dogs for old human remains.
There are many great scent dog trainers with a wealth of experience here in Australia but some of the truly great ones you may never know their name. This is because some of the greatest scent dog trainers work within our services training and operating dogs in the military, police and prisons. These men and women have state of the art facilities and training by some great dog trainers from around the world with top shelf highly bred and tested dogs.