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K9 SCENT SERIES

K9 Scent recognition classes can be fun for all, whether you want to enjoy time with your dog or take your training to competition level. This Scent Series program includes criteria standards of UKC and AKC scent trials.

****CRATES ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL DOGS IN SCENT CLASSES****

K9 Scent Series - Module 1   Register Now!
Class Fee $95 for 6, 1 hour classes
Classes are 50-60 minutes long and meet once a week for 6 weeks.

  • Introduction to Odor
  • Painting the picture
  • Developing a quality reward system
  • Building K9 drive and dedication to odor
  • Establishing an alert and indication
  • Introduction to airflow and pattern searches
  • CRATES ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL DOGS IN SCENT WORK CLASSES
Start Date Class Time Instructor
TBA   Janet Wyatt

K9 Scent Series - Module 2   Register Now!
Class Fee $95 for 6, 1 hour classes
Classes are 50-60 minutes long and meet once a week for 6 weeks.
Email Janet Wyatt for requirements for this class

  • Pre-requisite Module 1
  • Expanding on all skills learned in Module 1
  • Recognizing the alert and solidifying the trained indication
  • Problem solving (fixing what’s broke before it is too late)
  • Introduction of all elements (UKC and AKC)
  • CRATES ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL DOGS IN SCENT WORK CLASSES
Start Date Class Time Instructor
Monday, October 7 to November 11 5:30 pm Janet Wyatt

K9 Scent Series - Module 3   Register Now!
Class Fee $95 for 6, 1 hour classes
Classes are 50-60 minutes long and meet once a week for 6 weeks.
Email Janet Wyatt for requirements for this class

  • Prerequisite: Module 2 or MUST have introduced ALL odors and have a solid indication
  • Perfecting the Pattern searches and more difficult problems
  • Working through distractions
  • Speed – it counts
  • Continued Problem solving
  • CRATES ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL DOGS IN SCENT WORK CLASSES
Start Date Class Time Instructor
TBA   Janet Wyatt

K9 Scent Series - Module 4   Register Now!
Class Fee $95 for 6, 1 hour classes
Classes are 50-60 minutes long and meet once a week for 6 weeks.
Email Janet Wyatt for requirements for this class

  • Prerequisite: Module 3 or Must have introduced ALL odors and have a solid indication and have begun to enter trials.
  • Continuation of Module 3
  • Complex problems
  • Unknown problems
  • Working blanks and understanding body language when working blanks.
  • CRATES ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL DOGS IN SCENT WORK CLASSES
Start Date Class Time Instructor
Monday, October 7 to November 11 4:00 pm Janet Wyatt
Tuesday, October 8 to November 12 5:00 pm Janet Wyatt
Wednesday, October 9 to November 13 10:00 am Janet Wyatt
Wednesday, October 9 to November 13 11:30 am Janet Wyatt

K9 Scent Series - Module 4B   Register Now!
Class Fee $95 for 6, 1 hour classes
Classes are 50-60 minutes long and meet once a week for 6 weeks.
Email Janet Wyatt for requirements for this class

Module 4B is a duplicate of Scent series Module 4. Module 4B has been generated with the educaiton of the K9 team in mind. This Module would be ideal for visitors, winter residents, those that were taught at other facilities, or under a different system then the Module series offered at SOTC. Such teams would also include those who have been successful competing in NACSW, AKC, or UKC venues already. Teams that are not in ned of foundation assistance but still may need problem solving assistance will find this class to be a perfect fit for their K9 partner.

  • Prerequisite: Must have been training for more than 12 months. MUST be solid on 3 or more odors. Must have a solid alert/behavioral recognition that dog is in/on odor. Must be ab le to effectively manage search areas.
  • ODORS: Birch, Anise, Clove, Cypress, Vetiver, and Myrrh. All odors will be utilized/introduced during hte 6-week session)
  • CRATES ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL DOGS IN SCENT WORK CLASSES
Start Date Class Time Class Coach
Wednesday, November 6 to December 18 (no class 11/27) 4:00 pm Christina Apostolakis
Thursday, January 9 to February 13 11:00 am Jill Hurst

 

*All Active SOTC Members will receive a $10 discount on each class.

 

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