Advanced Topics in K9 Nose Work

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 OR 3 hours per week for 3 weeks

Fee: $200 (If your dog was adopted from a 501(c)3 rescue group or shelter, or has taken a class with the SF SPCA in the past year, the fee is $175)

Course prerequisites: Completion of Introduction to K9 Nose WorkIntroduction 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.

Location: 243 Alabama Street

Class capacity: 6 students

Instructor: Michele Garlick, CNWI


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