K9 Nose Work® Group Classes
Inspired by working detection dogs, K9 Nose Work is the fun search and scenting activity for virtually all dogs and people. This easy to learn activity and sport builds confidence and focus in many dogs, and provides a safe way to keep dogs fit and healthy through mental and physical exercise.
K9 Nose Work starts with getting your dog excited about using his nose to seek out a favorite toy or treat reward hidden in one of several boxes, expanding the game to entire rooms, exterior areas, and vehicles. As your dog grows more confident with his nose, target odors are introduced, and competition skills are taught.
Prepare for a lifetime of fun with your dog and K9 Nose Work!
Contact Laura if you would like her to review your trial or training videos via a zoom meeting. firstname.lastname@example.org
These meetings are done via zoom, videos are emailed via free We Transfer by you to me.
K9 Nose Work Level 3:
Putting it Together
After Intro to Odor you and your dog can continue to build your nose work skills searching exteriors, vehicles, interiors and containers. Accessible hides will be worked in different environments & locations. Pairing is still happening as you are working on a final response. This will get the team ready for the Advanced classes.
K9 Nose Work Advanced:
NW1 - NW2
This class runs in 4-week sessions. The teams must be working on the NW1 and/or NW2 levels. The dogs must be searching for all three odors of birch, anise and clove. We will be working with accessible and inaccessible hides depending on the level the dog is at. All four elements will be searched. You don’t have to compete to enjoy coming to class, but your dog must be able to search for all three odors.
K9 Nose Work Advanced Elite
This class will focus on Elite searches.