Upcoming Classes, Workshops and Off-Site Trainings

Rockit NW3 vehicle searchScentinel Nose Work Dog Training offers three types of trainings: Off-Site Trainings, Workshops and Regular Weekly Classes (on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday evenings).  See below for class types, dates and times of these classes.

Scentinel Nose Work Dog Training also offers Remote Nose Work Training.  “Remote Training” works well for many people.  If you do not see a class or training that you need, or if an existing class is filled, please click on the navigational icon entitled “Remote Training” in the dashboard for this website for more information about this type of training.


“TRY-OUT K9 NOSE WORK” WORKSHOPS

On occasion, I offer 1 hour “Try-Out K9 Nose Work®” Workshops.  These 1 hour Workshops are designed to introduce dog owners to the sport of K9 Nose Work® and to demonstrate the initial training process.  Currently, there are no such Workshops scheduled but will be scheduled if requested.

Date TBD
Sponsored by Especially for Pets Sudbury
Held at the Especially for Pets Sudbury-Academy, 424 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA
For More Information as to Location and Registration, Call the store at 978-443-7682 and ask to speak to Madison, the Academy Registrar, or Mary, the Store Manager.

 

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WORKSHOPS AND OFF-SITE TRAININGS

I regularly offer off-site workshops for all three NACSW levels.   Currently, the following Workshops are scheduled:

“CONTAINERS”  Two 2-Hour Workshops     Sunday, April 19, 2020
*Info: We all know what a challenge that the Container Element can pose in an NACSW Trial.  And, now there can be two Container Searches in an NW3 Trial and one of those Searches can be blank!  And, maybe with Distractions!  These 2-hour Workshops will offer drills and exercises to get your dog working more accurately on Containers.  This Workshop will also explore some of the tricky layouts that have been used in recent Elite Trials!
*All dogs registering need to be independently hunting for birch, anise and clove odor. Space is limited.
*Location: It’s A Dogs World, 3 White Birch Ln, York, ME 03909
*NW1/2 will run for 9:00am to 11:000am
*NW3 will run from 11:30am to 1:30pm.
*To register, please call “It’s A Dogs World” at 207.363.0099 and ask to speak to Renee

“EXTERIORS”  Two 2-Hour Workshops     Sunday, June 21, 2020
*Info: These 2-hour Workshops will offer real world Exterior Searches to get your dog working more reliably in complex environments!
*All dogs registering need to be independently hunting for birch, anise and clove odor. Space is limited.
*Location: It’s A Dogs World, 3 White Birch Ln, York, ME 03909
*NW1/2 will run for 9:00am to 11:000am
*NW3 will run from 11:30am to 1:30pm.
*To register, please call “It’s A Dogs World” at 207.363.0099 and ask to speak to Renee

 

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REGULARLY WEEKLY CLASSES
I offer weekly classes at Especially for Pets in Sudbury and at the Prouty Estate in Littleton. Space in each class is limited to six-seven dogs per six one-hour weekly group sessions. All dogs must be able to walk on a leash and come when called.

The next round of classes are now open for registration.  Click on any class name to get a full description of the class. Click here to see the full calendar of classes.

PROUTY ESTATE, LITTLETON — TUESDAYS**
32 Foster Street, Littleton, MA (Location of the New England Forestry Foundation)
*These class run on Tuesdays.
*Average of six-seven dogs per each 6-week session with the exception of NW3 where four dogs are the maximum unless it is a mixed level class.
*Please see below for the 2020 dates of each class as each class slightly differs as to start date.
*Please email me at scentinelnosework@gmail.com for pricing information and to request a Registration Form and Waiver for the classes I teach at the Prouty Estate.
*NOTE: The 2020 dates for the upcoming session are: January 21, January 28, February 4, February 11, Febuary 18, February 25

Level 9: Continuing Nose Work (Odor-NW3)
6:00-7:00pm (6-week session)
*This ongoing class is filled.

Level 8: Continuing Nose Work (Odor-NW1)
7:00-8:00pm (6-week session)
*This ongoing class is filled.

Level 9/10: Continuing Nose Work (Odor-NW3/Elite)
8:00-9:00pm (6-week session)
*Handlers may register for this ongoing class at any time and may pay per class until a new 6-week session begins.

*One opening in this class.

 

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PROUTY ESTATE, LITTLETON — WEDNESDAYS**
32 Foster Street, Littleton, MA (Location of the New England Forestry Foundation)
*These class run on Wednesdays.
*Average of six-seven dogs per each 6-week session with the exception of NW3 where four dogs are the maximum unless it is a mixed level class.
*Please see below for the 2020 dates of each class as each class slightly differs as to start date.
*Please email me at scentinelnosework@gmail.com for pricing information and to request a Registration Form and Waiver for the classes I teach at the Prouty Estate.
*NOTE: The 2020 dates for the upcoming session are: January 8, January 15, January 22, January 29, February 5, February 12

Level 6/8/9: Continuing Nose Work (Odor-NW1/NW2/NW3)
6:00-7:00pm (6-week session)
*Handlers may register for this ongoing class at any time and may pay per class until a new 6-week session begins.
*One opening in this class.     

Level 9/10: Continuing Nose Work (Odor-NW3/Elite)
7:00-8:00pm (6-week session)
*This ongoing class is filled.

Level 6/8: Continuing Nose Work (Odor-NW1/NW2)
8:00-9:00pm (6-week session)
*This ongoing class is filled.

                                            

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ESPECIALLY FOR PETS SUDBURY — FRIDAYS
Sudbury-Academy, 424 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA
*Registration for my classes at Especially for Pets in Sudbury is made by calling the store at 978-443-7682 and asking to speak to Madison, the Academy Registrar, or Mary, the Store Manager.
*Any class openings are listed alongside the respective class.
*These classes run on Fridays.
*Average of six-seven dogs per each 6-week session with the exception of NW3 and Elite, where four dogs are the maximum unless it is a mixed level class.
*NOTE: The 2020 dates for the upcoming session are: January 31, February 7, February 14, February 21, February 28, March 6 

Level 1: Introduction to Hunting – Primary (Reward)
2:30-3:30pm (6-week session)
*This class will go forward when it fills.  Please contact the Academy to confirm start date.

Level 4: Introduction to Different Search Venues – Primary (Reward)
3:30-4:30pm (6-week session)
*Two openings left in this ongoing class.

Level 6: Introduction to Odor – (Odor-Birch/Paired Birch)
4:30-5:30pm (6-week session)
*This class is filled.

Level 6/8/9: Continuing Nose Work (Odor-NW1/NW2/NW3)
5:30-6:30pm (6-week session)
*This class is filled.

Level 9/10: Continuing Nose Work (Odor-NW3/Elite)
6:30-7:30pm (6-week session)
*Handlers may register for this ongoing class at any time and may pay per class until a new 6-week session begins.
*Two openings left in this ongoing class.

Level 6: Continuing Nose Work (Odor-NW1)
7:30-8:30pm (6-week session)
*Handlers may register for this ongoing class at any time and may pay per class until a new 6-week session begins.
*Two openings left in this ongoing class.