Intro to Nose Work

Just starting out in the sport?  This 4 week class is for you!  Dogs have an amazing sense of smell and a natural desire to hunt.  This class focuses on teaching you how to encourage and develop your dog’s natural scenting abilities by using their desire to hunt and their love of toys, food and exercise.  It’s a great class for your dog to have fun, build confidence, and burn lots of mental and physical energy and to find out just how good is your dog’s nose.

Introduction to Nose Work (4 weeks)

Start date:  First Wednesday of each month -  See calendar for start time.             

Now Who's The Boss
6112 W Grovers Ave
Glendale, AZ  85308

Cost: $100 per dog
Pre-requisite:  Basic Obedience recommended 

Pre-registration and class fees required Friday before the start date. Go to Registration Form.

What you'll need to bring for class:

qCrate will be provided during hot months (where your dog will rest between runs)  Dogs must be crate-trained unless other accommodations are available.

qWater (for you and the dog)

qFlat Collar (buckle or Martingale style) or a well-fitted traditional style harness during the class.  No head halters or Easy Walk harnesses during runs but they may be used to and from as needed.

qLeash: A 6-foot light-weight leather or nylon leash (no chain or retractable). All dangling items, rings, charms, poop bags holders must be removed so as not to distract the dog.

qLong Line: A 10-15-foot long line or Flexi lead (in addition to not instead of the six foot).

qToys and/or treats:  HIGH VALUE toys and treats!  For example: If your dog loves the tennis ball or the rope…bring it, not the squeaks he doesn’t play with; If your dog loves chicken but is not jazzed about snausages, bring the chicken… bring a few things in case what you thought was going to work, doesn’t.  Also if your dog likes food, please bring several small treat pieces for the training.

qHungry & Motivated Dog:   Please either don’t feed your dog just before class, or feed a reduced meal so that your dog is hungry and motivated.  Also if you have a high energy dog, please don’t burn them out with a long hike or play session before the class

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