Driving home last month from the Kentucky bloodhound breeder, Santa Rosa Sheriff’s Deputy Robert Lenzo began training his puppy protégé.
When they stopped for breaks, Lenzo encouraged the long-eared pup, who is draped in wrinkles, to chase him.
That’s the first step in training a bloodhound, he explained. And when it comes to training search and rescue bloodhounds, Lenzo, who worked as a trainer in the state correctional system for 20 years, is confident in his ability.
“I’m the greatest bloodhound trainer in the world,” he said. “One day I’ll be the greatest drug dog trainer in the world.
Read the full article in the Oct. 15 issue of the Navarre Press.