Intro to Scent Work – Fall classes!

Rune, a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, doing a vehicle search at one of our scent work fun trials. Photo credit: Joy Miller

Intro to Scent Work class is starting on Saturday, September 21, 2019! ***The Saturday class is now FULL!***

NEW CLASS: a second set of classes that will be starting on Tuesday, September 24 at 6:30pm!

Intro to Scent Work class runs for 5 weeks and includes 6.5 hours of class time.

About the class:

This beginner class will introduce you and your dog to the exciting and popular sport of canine scent work! We start by getting your dog excited to play a fun “sniffing” game while you will be observing and learning how to “read” your dog and how scent travels through the room.

Intro to Scent Work will set you up with a great activity that you can play with your dog just about anywhere, including your own living room! This class will also prepare you to enter into our continuing scent work classes. Many of our students train to advanced levels and compete in scent trials where they can put their skills to the test and earn ribbons and titles, while some people continue with classes just because they are having so much fun with their dog!

Intro to Scent Work is open to dogs of all ages, including puppies, as well as all breeds and abilities. No previous experience or obedience is necessary. Dogs do not come into contact with other dogs during class, however, your dog should be comfortable around people and able to wait in your vehicle in between turns during class.

Tuesday 6:30pm class dates and times:

  1. Tuesday, September 24, 6:30-8:00pm
  2. Tuesday, October 1, 6:30-7:45pm
  3. Tuesday, October 8, 6:30-7:45pm
  4. Tuesday, October 15, 6:30-7:45pm
  5. Tuesday, October 22, 6:30-7:45pm

What you need for class:

  • your dog fitted with a flat buckle collar or traditional style harness (not a no-pull)
  • a 6′ fixed length leash (no retractable leashes)
  • plenty of soft, tasty treats for your dog
  • water dish for your dog
  • anything your dog needs to be comfortable in their crate/vehicle (i.e. blanket, stuffed Kong)

Class Instructor and Location:

Your instructor is Cassie Young, KPA CTP. Class is held at Cassie Young Dog Training indoor facility located at #7-3930 22nd Ave in Prince George.

To Register, please contact Cassie at Class size is limited to six dogs maximum. Please sign up early as classes do fill quickly!

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