This class is designed for more experienced handlers and dogs. Dogs should be on three target odors. The class is geared towards tactics, strategies, and more advanced searches. Handlers will learn various search scenarios, conduct blind searches, and be reviewed for competition readiness.
Frequency & Duration: 1.5 hours per week for 6 weeks
Fees: $180 ($160 if your dog has taken a previous SF SPCA class in the past year)
Class capacity: 6 students
Location: 243 Alabama Street
Course prerequisites: Completion of Introduction to K9 Nose Work , Introduction to Odor , and Continuing K9 Nose Work  classes AND instructor approval. Dogs in this class must be capable of quietly handling confinement crated away from their handlers or in a properly equipped vehicle. Dogs should be at least 5 months old. Students must also fill out the Online K9 Nose Work Questionnaire  prior to class.
Instructor: Michele Garlick, CNWI