AKC SCENT WORK: EXCELLENT LEVEL TRIAL PREP COURSE

PRE-ORDER: Course materials released weekly starting on February 6th.

You've earned your Advanced-level title and are eyeing Excellent. Ensure you and your dog are ready by taking this course.

Dianna L. Santos

Dianna L. Santos

COURSE DETAILS

You and your dog are climbing the levels of AKC Scent Work, having earned your Advanced-level title, and now you are ready to tackle Excellent. There are some hefty challenges in this level! Let's ensure you and your pup are ready.

In this 6-week course, we will walk through the skills you, your dog and your team will need to succeed in an AKC Excellent-level trial. The course will concentrate on the Container, Interior, Exterior and Buried classes. We will ensure you both can tackle MASTER-LEVEL searches, so that the Excellent level classes are a breeze.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • your dog

  • collar (flat or martingale)

  • harness (back-clip) (optional)

  • leash (6'-8') long line (10'-15')

  • treats (high-value and smelly)

  • crate or area your dog can wait while you set-up your searches boxes

  • minimum of 20 boxes of various sizes (good excuse to shop at Amazon!)

  • Birch, Anise and Clove scented q-tips and odor vessels

  • Distractors (non-food, food, auditory and visual)

  • earthquake putty or GlueDots

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Loving Birch, Anise and Clove

  • Multi-Hide Searches

  • Tackling Larger Search Areas

  • Distractors Galore

  • Inaccessible Hides

  • Improving Your Teamwork

  • Mock Trial Setups

  • Putting It All Together

SHOULD YOU TAKE THIS COURSE?

Have you earned your Advanced-level title? Firstly, congratulations! You should be quite proud of yourself, your dog and your team! Now is a perfect time to put a plan together to prepare to succeed in an Excellent AKC Scent Work trial.


Are you getting to trial? Perfect! This course was created with you in mind. Learn how to set yourself and your dog up for success both in and outside the search areas.


Are you a Scent Work instructor? Learn some tips and tricks of how to best prepare your teams and weave these into your curriculum and training program.

AKC SCENT WORK: EXCELLENT LEVEL TRIAL PREP COURSE

Online Scent Work Course

6 weeks

AKC Excellent Trial Prep Auditor

$160.00

Course features:

  • Effective training methods.

  • Convenient virtual learning.

  • Access on all devices.

    • Mobile.

    • Tablet.

    • Laptop.

    • Desktop.

  • Access material at any time. 

    • Continual access.

    • No deadlines.

    • No cut-off dates.​

Dianna Santos

INSTRUCTOR NAME:

Dianna L. Santos

Owner and Lead Instructor

SHORT BIO:

The President of Online Dog Training, Inc. and Cyber Scent Work, Inc., Dianna is the Owner and Lead Instructor for Scent Work University. She is passionate about Scent Work and loves the benefits it awards dogs and handlers alike.

 

WE ARE PRIVILEGED TO OFFER THIS COURSE

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