Introduction to Odor

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This class advances the dog's scent discrimination skills taught in the Introduction to K9 Nose Work class. Dogs are taught to identify the first target odor of the sport: Birch, a natural essential oil. This class builds on the skills taught in Introduction to Nose Work. Additionally, we introduce techniques and tactics for building better dog/handler teamwork. This class is also appropriate for dog handler teams working with Birch who would like to gain experience searching for Birch in a new environment.

Frequency & Duration: 1.5 hours per week for 6 weeks

Class includes: Certificate of Completion

Fees: $200 ($180 if your dog has taken a previous SF SPCA class in the past year)

Class capacity: 6 students

Location: 243 Alabama Street

Course prerequisites: Introduction to K9 Nose Work 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

September 8th, 2013 7:00 PM   through   October 13th, 2013 7:00 PM
243 Alabama Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States

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Phone: (415) 522-3509
Class Fee
Full Fee $ 200.00
Discounted Fee $ 180.00

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