Truffle Dog Services

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

2017 Season So Far…

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

Truffle Dogs in the News…

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

2019 Season…that was

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

New Producers

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

Professional Development

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

Oregon offers truffle hunting, trailer glamping, wine touring, and the NBA

Headed to Portland to watch the Blazers? Make it a mini getaway and go beyond the City of Roses’ limitsby Gail Johnson on January 9th, 2020 at 10:18 PM0 2 of 10 Six-year-old Ella, a Lagotto Romangolo, hits on Oregon white truffles beneath the ground’s surface when she’s out with her owner, Stefan Czarnecki.GAIL JOHNSON. With Continue Reading