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K9 Nose Work Classes

Intro to K9 Nose Work® Class

Can your dog find a crumb on the floor or a treat in your pocket? This is a class for you. K9 Nose Work® is a game and sport designed for dogs which provides an outlet for their natural hunting and scenting abilities. This class offers great mental and physical exercise, builds the dog’s confidence and helps nervous dogs feel more comfortable. Dogs learn to problem solve and work independently. All dogs go home happy and tired. Foundation class for scent work competition in NACSW, AKC, PSD, UKC and other venues. A no pressure, all fun class – relax and let your dog do the work.

Class Details

  • Cost: $125

  • Class Size: 6 dogs, max 

  • Class Length: 1 hour classes for 4 weeks

  • Instructors: Nancy Osborne, CNWI, Debbie Crews, CNWI,                                             Cheri Moore, CNWI

 

Upcoming Class Schedule

Sundays meets TBD

  • Time 4:00 pm-5:00 pm

  • Instructor: Debbie Crews, CNWI

Tuesday meets TBD

  • Time 7:45-8:45 pm

  • Instructor: Nancy Osborne, CNWI

Sundays  meets 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5

  • Time 2:45-3:45 pm

  • Instructor: Cheri Moore, CNWI

 

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Continuing K9 Nose Work® Class

This class is designed for the continuing student who wants to encourage their dogs natural hunting/scenting abilities. We will focus on fun search games which allow your dog to hone his/her natural drive to locate the scent. We will also work on all four elements – interiors, exteriors, vehicles and containers – needed for competition.

Class Details

  • Cost: $125

  • Class Size: 6 - 7 dogs

  • Class Length: 1 hour classes for 4 weeks

  • Instructors: Nancy Osborne, CNWI, Debbie Crews, CNWI,                                             Cheri Moore, CNWI

Upcoming Class Schedule
 

Sundays meets 3/24, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21

  • Mar 24  9:45 am-10:45 am 

  • Mar 24  11:00 am-12:00 pm

  • Mar 24  12:15 pm-1:15 pm

  • Mar 24   1:30 pm-2:15 pm

  • Instructor: Cheri Moore, CNWI
     

  • Apr 14  4:00-5:00 pm meets  4/14, 21, 28, 5/12

    • ​​Instructor: Debbie Crews, CNWI

Mondays  meets  4/8, 25, 22, 29  ​

  • Apr 8  1:45-2:45 pm

  • TBD  3:00-4:00 pm

  • Instructor: Debbie Crews, CNWI​

Tuesday meets  3/26, 4/2, 9, 16

  • Mar 26 4:00-5:00 pm  

  • Mar 26 5:15-6:15 pm FULL

  • Mar 26 6:30-7:30 pm FULL

  • Mar 26 7:45-8:45 pm  

  • Instructor: Nancy Osborne, CNWI

Wednesdays meets  3/27, 4/10, 17, 24

  • Mar 27 4:00-5:00 pm FULL

  • Mar 27 5:15-6:15 pm 

  • Mar 27 6:30-7:30 pm FULL

  • Mar 27 7:45-8:45 pm 

  • Instructor: Nancy Osborne, CNWI

Thursdays meets 4/11, 18, 5/2,9

  • April 11 5:15-6:15 pm 

  • April 11  6:30-7:30 pm FULL

  • April 11 7:45-8:45 pm 

  • Instructor: Nancy Osborne, CNWI

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Intro to Odor K9 Nose Work® Workshop

Dogs will be introduced to birch odor. They will hunt for this odor paired with food or toy reward. Prerequisite Intro to K9 Nose Work and Continuing K9 Nose Work.

Workshop Details

  • Cost: $60

  • Class Size: 6 dogs, max 

  • Workshop Length: 2 hours and 15-minutes

  • Instructor: Nancy Osborne, CNWI

Next Workshop: TBD

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ORT Prep Class

Dogs will practice finding odor in closed ORT boxes. All odors – birch, anise and clove will be used in class. ORT strategies will be discussed and what to expect on-site at the ORT.

Class Details

  • Date: February 10

  • Time 2:00-4:00 pm

  • Cost: $60

  • Class Size: 6 dogs, max 

  • Class Length: 2 hour single class

  • Instructor: Cheri Moore, CNWI

Next Class: Saturday, February 10

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Advanced K9 Nose Work® Class

This class will advance handling skills and techniques for dogs searching for a target odor. Students will also learn to read their dogs body language.

Class is available for advanced students. For more information please contact instructor, Nancy Osborne, CNWI

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