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Super Sniffers: Preparing for Detective, Elite & Summit Competition Seminar

The top levels of scent competition require teams to possess a wide array of skills and apply them to varied search areas. This seminar can help you prepare!

Laurel Scarioni

Laurel Scarioni


Are you preparing to compete at Detective, Elite or Summit trials? Are you competing at the top levels but struggling to achieve your team's potential? This seminar will cover the many factors that handlers need to consider when training for and competing at the top levels of scent detection, from types of search areas and odor problems to time management. Videos, photos and examples of training exercises are included to help you reach your training and competition goals.


  • Intro and Seminar Objectives

  • Search Areas: What to Expect

  • Covering the Search Area

  • Gathering Data

  • Blank Areas

  • Inaccessible Hides

  • Converging Odor

  • Elevation

  • Objectless Hides

  • Distractors

  • False Alerts

  • Time Management and Stamina

  • Wrap-Up


This seminar is appropriate for handlers competing at or preparing to compete at the top levels of scent work such as Detective, Elite and Summit.

Super Sniffers

Online Scent Work Seminar

Almost 3 hours






This seminar includes:

  • Narrated presentation.

  • Video examples.

  • Helpful handouts.

  • Access at any time. 

    • Continual access.

    • No deadlines.

    • No cut-off dates.​

  • Occasional 1.5 Q&A sessions.​

    • Ask speaker questions,​

    • Added to replay page.

Laurel Scarioni


Laurel Scarioni

Scent Work Instructor

Short Bio:

An approved Certifying Official with NACSW and Expert Judge with AKC, Laurel brings a great deal to the table when it comes to helping dog and handler teams become a better working unit in Scent Work.

Instructor Info

We're Privileged to Share This Seminar With You!

Scent Work University is fortunate to have Laurel 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 Laurel Scarioni.

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