AKC SCENT WORK: EXCELLENT LEVEL TRIAL PREP COURSE
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
PRE-ORDER: Course materials released weekly starting on February 6th.
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 and Exterior classes. We will ensure you both can tackle MASTER-LEVEL searches, so that the Excellent level classes are a breeze.
NOTE: If you are looking for help with the Buried classes, we strongly encourage you to check out the Working Water Hides course with Natalie McManus.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
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
Loving Birch, Anise and Clove
Tackling Larger Search Areas
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.
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