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Intro to Nosework- 6 Weeks

For dogs brand new to nosework, no experience required. The dogs will be introduced to a cocktail of odour (suitable for SDAA or UKC nosework foundations) and handlers will learn how to teach their dogs to find odour and indicate.
Instructor: Sean Kent

Novice Nosework - 8 Weeks

Building on the foundation of the Intro Class, dogs will start to find odour in different locations, including boxes, as well as various other props, rooms, etc.
Prerequisite: Beginner Nosework
Instructor: Sean Kent

Advanced/Superior Nosework - 8 Weeks

Building on the work that has been done in the Novice class. Dogs and handlers are working towards refining partnership skills by refining indicator and working as a team. At this level, we are working towards multiple finds and adding distractions and more complex searches. 
Prerequisite: Novice Nosework
Instructor: Sean Kent

Masters/ Elite Nosework - 8 Weeks

Building on the work that has been done in Advanced / Superior Class. Dogs and handlers are working on further developing teamwork. At this level we are working towards 3-4 finds, multiple and challenging distractions, challenging searches and converging scents. Prerequisite: Superior Nosework
Instructor: Sean Kent

Handler Discrimination: Getting Started - 6 Weeks

This 6-week class will introduce dogs and handlers to the element of Handler Discrimination in Nosework. Dogs will be able to identify a hidden glove with their owner's scent on it. Ideally, dogs in this class would already have a good understanding of nosework. This class is geared to get dogs ready to compete at Novice and Advanced level
Prerequisite: Superior Nosework
Instructor: Sean Kent 

Handler Discrimination Excellent / Masters Nosework - 6 Weeks

This 6-week class will work toward the Excellent level of HD and start working on skills of Masters Level of Handler Discrimination in Nosework. This class is geared to get dogs ready to compete at the Excellent Level of HD.
Prerequisite: Handler Discrimination Getting Started
Instructor: Sean Kent