AKC: Working Water Hides
In AKC Scent Work, the Buried class has undergone some major changes, all of which are slated to go into effect October 1, 2019.
The most major change involves having dogs work water hides in the upper levels of competition.
In this 6-week course, we will walk you through how to introduce the concept of working water hides to your dog as well as how to prepare for the upper levels of the AKC Scent Work Buried class. All of this will be achieved while focusing on having FUN with your dog!
Meet Your Instructor
Virtual Coaching Instructor
AKC Scent Work Judge
USCSS Judge and CSD
K9 Nose Work® Camp Instructor
Judge for PUSH Treibball
Co-Owner of Ready Sit Go Dog Training
Should I Take This Course?
Are you interested in competing in AKC Scent Work? You and your dog will need to successfully navigate water hides and this course will help you do just that!
Dog must be familiar hunting for at least one novel odor (ie. Birch, Anise and/or Clove).
What You Will Need for This Course
flat or martingale collar
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
AKC strength odor q-tips. All 4 odors recommended, but could start with Birch only.
Introducing Water Hides
Aging Water Hides
Multiple Hides - Preparing for Buried Advanced
Buried Advanced Class
Water and Sand - Buried Excellent Class
Having Fun with Water Hides
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