Intro to Scent Work (Level 1)
Scent Work is for any dog who has a nose! This activity will satisfy your dog’s mental stimulation and olfactory needs (the need to SNIFF)! It is also very beneficial for dogs lacking in confidence or dogs who need a job. Intro to Scent Work is for all dogs of any age and any breed. This introductory course teaches your dog the foundation of the game, gets them focused and builds your dog’s intensity to hunt. The human students will also learn to hone their own observation skills and enjoy watching their dogs have fun! Age range: all ages Six weeks/ Fee: $145
Intro to Scent Work (Level 2)
Is your dog just waiting for you to hop in the car to take him/her back to Scent Work? Joining our Intro to Scent Work Level 2 course will take your dog’s scenting skills to the next level and is also a pre requisite to imprinting your dog on a competition odor. Dogs will continue to search for primary reward in these elements: interior, exterior, vehicles and containers. Pre-requisite: dogs must complete Intro to Scent Work Level 1 Six weeks/ Fee: $145
Intro to Target Odor
You have completed Intro to Scent Work Level 1 and 2 and your dog whispers in your ear “Let’s compete…..I love this sniffing thing!” Intro to Target Odor is the next step towards preparing your dog for competitive scent work.
Dogs in this course will be imprinted on competition Birch odor. Handlers will also continue to hone their skills in leash work and supporting the dog as a team.
Pre-requisite: dogs must complete at least one session of Intro to Scent Work Level 1 and Level 2
Six weeks/ Fee: $150
Advanced Scent Work Competition Prep
Is your dog proficient on a competition Scent Work odor? This Scent Work competition prep class is an off and onsite course where you and your dog will have the opportunity to practice searching for hides in simulated trial like environments. Multiple search environments in different locations will include interior and containers, exterior and vehicle work. This course also equips students with excellent competition handling skills and incorporates adding multiple odors for further competition.Pre-requisite: dogs must be proficient on at least one competition odor. Six weeks/ Fee: $155