Exteriors and Field Trips with Primary
Further build your dog's confidence and have them tackle field trip exterior searches with this course!
Your dog has completed the Introduction to Scent Work and Exteriors and Vehicles with Primary courses. They are now ready to tackle some more advanced concepts and field trip searches!
In this 6-week online course, we will further build upon your dog's prowess of hunting by introducing more advanced exterior hide concept and field trip searches, all while having them hunt for primary. Our focus will be on having your dog be a confident, determined and tenacious hunter, who will go into any space to find their hides. This will be accomplished through a series of mindful and thoughtful exercises all designed to keep the game fun and engaging.
Simultaneously, we will hone your skills as both a handler and trainer, ensuring you are mindfully and thoughtfully designing your practice sessions and improving your handling skills so you may be the best teammate possible for your dog.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
flat or martingale collar
back-clip harness (optional)
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
minimum of 10 boxes of various sizes (good excuse to shop at Amazon!)
empty odor vessels (metal tins, straws, tubes, etc.)
earthquake putty or GlueDots
The Exteriors and Field Trips with Primary course is designed to provide the same exact learning experience we provided to our in-person group dog training classes in a virtual format. Same great quality with more flexibility and convenience!
Here is a quick breakdown of the types of topics that will be covered each week:
Mazes and Problem-Solving Searches
Playing With Environmental Factors and Weather
Potty and Critter Areas
Noises and Distractions, Oh My!
Blank Searches and Converging Odor
I Can Find My Hide Anywhere!
SHOULD YOU TAKE THIS COURSE?
Have you and your dog graduated from the Introduction to Scent Work and Exteriors and Vehicles with Primary courses? Then you should be ready to take the plunge to tackle some more advanced concepts!
Are you looking to help your dog develop more confidence? With our problem-solving and confidence building exercises, you will leverage your dog's love for Scent Work to become a more determined and confident hunter!
Do you want to have fun with your dog? That is the name of the game! We will be focusing on how you can keep this fun for you and your dog, how to properly leverage all possible reinforcers, keep their enthusiasm high and more!
Dianna L. Santos
Owner and Lead Instructor
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.
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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.