NACSW: ORT Trial Prep
The ORT Prep class will mentally and physically prepare teams for NACSW™ Odor Recognition Tests. Some of the topics covered include preparing for the ORT, reading your dog, staying at source, searching independently, leash handling, proofing and putting it all together!
How exciting! The Odor Recognition Test is your first step towards entering trials with NACSW™. In this class we will cover how to best prepare yourself for the Odor Recognition Test. Not only will we cover what to expect at the ORT, but also how to train for it. Let’s get started!
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
flat or martingale collar
back-clip harness (optional)
10-15' long line
LOTS of small, non-crumbly treats that YOUR dog finds rewarding
20-25 containers (cardboard, plastic or metals - at least the size of a shoe box)
Odor kit that includes: Birch and Anise, several hide vessels (tins, tubes, straws) and way to secure your hides (Museum Putty, Glue Dots, etc.)
Team should be proficient on birch odor.
Introducing ORT Set-Up
Staying at Source and Reading Your Dog
Introduction to Closed Boxes
Putting it All Together
SHOULD YOU TAKE THIS COURSE?
Are you planning to enter a ORT trial? Ensure you and your dog are ready for the challenge with the training and handling tips provided in this course.
NACSW Program Instructor
The owner of Do Over Dog Training, Lori is an approved trial and official for several Scent Work competition organizations, hosts many trials and events every year and is an accomplished competitor in her own right!
WE ARE PRIVILEGED TO OFFER THIS COURSE
Scent Work University is fortunate to have Lori 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 Lori Timberlake.