In-person Nose Work 1-2 at our Training Center in Rockville, MD
About this Class:
Nose Work, a relatively new detection-style sport develops a dog‘s natural scenting abilities by using the dog‘s curiosity, desire to hunt, and love of toys, food, and exercise. Scent work is fun for the dog and handler! Your dog will get to use his natural instincts to sniff and chase while being physically and mentally challenged. Since the dogs work one at a time, while the other dogs are crated or behind a pod, this class is good even for shy or reactive dogs. Part 1 is Intro to Search; Part 2 is Intro to Odor. You can continue through the levels and compete along the way. Eventually, you and your dog can compete in Odor Recognition Trials and Titles, but you can do fun nose work at home using minimal supplies.
In Nose Work 2, the focus your dog learned in Nose Work 1 pays off when we work with new distractions. Your dog will also work with different types of containers and different set-ups.
- Jacqueline Reardon, ANWI (Friday)
- Cynthia Langford, ANWI (Sunday)
- $200: Six sessions, 60-minutes each
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Class fees help support the free programs and services provided by Your Dog’s Friend, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and supporting dog parents.
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