USCSS: It's Game Time! Trial Prep Course

USCSS: It's Game Time! Trial Prep Course

Regular price $230.00
  • Student Session: March 4th.
  • USCSS Program
  • Length: 90 minutes
  • Effective Training Technique
  • Recorded & On-Demand
  • Continual Access

You've heard of United States Canine Scent Sports and their Game Classes, how they are open to all levels, how they can be so much fun, that you can earn titles by passing them. But how can you prep for this? What skills do you and your dog need to ace these Game Classes? Well, you are in luck! That is precisely what we will cover in this course!

Over the next 6 weeks, we will discuss what skills each Game Class is designed to test and highlight, ways to prepare for each Game and how to ensure both you, your dog and your team are ready to not only tackle these Games but have a blast doing so.


Are you preparing to trial with USCSS?

See how you can ensure both your dog, yourself and your team are ready to tackle these games head-on and still have fun!

Are you trialing with other Scent Work organizations?

The Game Classes offered through USCSS are all testing specific skills that are crucial for teams to excel in any competition organization. If you can do well in these Game Classes, chances are, you will do well in competing anywhere!

Are you a Scent Work instructor?

Garner ideas on how you can incorporate these Game Classes in your program to further prepare your teams in fun and engaging ways. 


  • Explanation of the Game Classes
  • Breakdown skills for each Game
  • Examples of each Game
  • Training exercises featuring different dog examples (odor dog, food dog, toy dog and puppy)


  • your dog
  • collar (flat or martingale)
  • harness (back-clip) (optional)
  • leash (6'-8') long line (10'-15')
  • crate or area your puppy can wait while you set-up your searches boxes
  • minimum of 10 boxes of various sizes (good excuse to shop at Amazon!)
  • Birch, Anise and Clove scented cotton swabs
  • variety of odor vessels (tins, tubes, straws, etc.)
  • earthquake putty or GlueDots
  • TONS of treats (high-value and smelly)

USCSS Program Instructor

Judith Guthrie

Judith Guthrie grants Scent Work University license to feature her courses, seminars and webinars on our online dog training platform.
All of the content in this online course is created by, owned by, and the rights to the content, are reserved to Judith Guthrie.



An intensive learning experience, you will submit weekly homework and video assignments to the instructor to review and provide feedback on.


- Full access to all course materials.
- Access to Student Facebook Group.
- Submit homework and videos.
- Detailed review from instructor.


Enhanced option allowing for 1 video review and questions answered without the pressure of submitting weekly homework or videos.


- Full access to all course materials.
- Go through the material at your own pace.
- May have 1 video reviewed by instructor.
- Email support from instructor.


Basic access option which grants the greatest level of flexibility. Go through the material at your own pace and add video reviews when needed.


- Self-taught option.
- Full access to all course materials.
- May add video reviews for a fee.
- May add email support for a fee.

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