Course Descriptions


K9 Nose Work® Clinic  - usually a 2 1/2 hr sniffer, er, taster, giving those who may be time-poor a brief idea about what K9 Nose Work® is.  This does not replace the complete Introduction to K9 Nose Work® course.

No pre-requisites, except for a dog and handler interested in having FUN.


Introduction to K9 Nose Work®  -  a 9 hour course, usually run over 3 hours x 3 weeks or 1 1/2 hours x 6 weeks, for those who wanting to get started in K9NW.   Dogs learn to find their favourite food or toy, while building up their desire to hunt, while their owners learn to read and support their dogs during this activity, building the bond between dog and owner.  

No pre-requisites, except for a dog and handler interested in having FUN.


Introduction to Odour -  a 9 hour course, usually run over 3 hours x 3 weeks or 1 1/2 hours x 6 weeks, only open to those who have completed Introduction to K9 Nose Work®.   Dogs learn to find a specific target odour while continuing to develop their desire to hunt and increase their stamina to work odour.   Their owners learn more about how their dogs work when on odour, and continue to learn to support their dogs. 

Pre-requisite - completion of Introduction of K9 Nose Work®.  


Continuing K9 Nose Work® - Adventures in Space & Time - this course is a continuation of the previous courses building on the dogs’ search and find abilities, while their owners improve their leash handling and rewarding skills.

Pre-requisite - minimum requirement is completion of Introduction to K9 Nose Work® and Introduction to Odour


Little Boxes….. is a course specifically targeted to handlers preparing themselves and their dogs for their first Odour Recognition Test (ORT).   Skills worked on are building the dog’s drive right from the start, reading the dog, rewarding the dog, leash skills.

Pre-requisite - minimum requirement is completion of Introduction to K9 Nose Work® and Introduction to Odour


………………………………..and more, including drop-in classes, practice groups and mock trials.  


Any questions?   Please ask.


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