AKC: Working Water Hides

AKC: Working Water Hides

  • Online course you may access anywhere

  • High-quality dog training instruction

Natalie McManus

BRIEF DESCRIPTION:

In AKC Scent Work, the Buried class has undergone some major changes, all of which are slated to go into effect October 1, 2019.

The most major change involves having dogs work water hides in the upper levels of competition.

ENROLLMENT OPTIONS:

STUDENT ENROLLMENT

STUDENT ENROLLMENT

$230.00

AUDITOR ENROLLMENT

AUDITOR ENROLLMENT

$160.00

WATCHER ENROLLMENT

WATCHER ENROLLMENT

$95.00

COURSE DETAILS

In this 6-week course, we will walk you through how to introduce the concept of working water hides to your dog as well as how to prepare for the upper levels of the AKC Scent Work Buried class. All of this will be achieved while focusing on having FUN with your dog!

SHOULD YOU TAKE THIS COURSE?

Are you interested in competing in AKC Scent Work? You and your dog will need to successfully navigate water hides and this course will help you do just that!

WHAT YOU WILL NEED FOR THIS COURSE

  • your dog

  • flat or martingale collar

  • 6'-8' leash

  • 10'-15' long line

  • LOTS of high-value and smelly treats

  • crate or area you can stage your dog in while setting up your searches

  • at least 8 tubs (approx 16x11x7)

  • at least 8 grids to cover the tubs

  • at least 8 suction cups with clips

  • at least 8 opaque scent vessels

  • AKC strength odor q-tips. All 4 odors recommended, but could start with Birch only.

IMPORTANT

Dog must be familiar hunting for at least one novel odor (ie. Birch, Anise and/or Clove).

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introducing Water Hides

  • Aging Water Hides

  • Multiple Hides - Preparing for Buried Advanced

  • Buried Advanced Class

  • Water and Sand - Buried Excellent Class

  • Having Fun with Water Hides

Natalie McManus

INSTRUCTOR NAME:

Natalie McManus

Virtual Coaching Instructor

SHORT BIO:

The co-owner of Ready Sit Dog Training, Natalie is a Certified Nose Work Instructor through NACSW and approved trial official with AKC Scent and USCSS whose clients cannot rave about enough!

 

WE ARE PRIVILEGED TO OFFER THIS COURSE

Scent Work University is fortunate to have Natalie grant us license to feature her courses, seminars and webinars on our online dog training platform. All of the content in this course is created by, owned by, and the rights to the content, are reserved to Natalie McManus.