Nose Work – Introduction Prerequisite: Intermediate Obedience This six-week nose work class is an introduction into the exciting sport of scent work training. There will be an additional $10.00 charge per dog paid in cash/check at the first class to cover for equipment needed for the class. Scent work, or nose work, gives your dog the opportunity to refine a natural instinct...SNIFFING things. Whether for sport or for fun, most dogs LOVE this “job”! Nosework builds your dog’s confidence and strengthens your working relationship. Ideal for dog’s who needs a “job” at home. Your dog will learn to first find favorite treats… in boxes and other places. By playing different games, your dog will become acclimated to finding those treats and this will set the stage for a lifetime of games at home. For the sport enthusiast, the first competition scent will be introduced in the final week once the searching pattern is established. There will be a $10.00 equipment charge per dog to be paid the first night of class. Dogs will be crated when not actively participating in an exercise to prevent distraction. You may use our crates or bring your own. Dogs must be quiet and reasonably polite while crated.