AKC: Working Water Hides Course

AKC: Working Water Hides Course

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Regular price $230.00
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  • Student Session: March 4th.
  • AKC Scent Work Program
  • 6 weeks
  • Effective Training Technique
  • Recorded & On-Demand
  • Continual Access

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!

PREREQUISITES

Dog must be familiar hunting for at least one novel odor (ie. Birch, Anise and/or Clove).

SHOULD YOU 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!

COURSE OUTLINE

  • 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

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • your dog
  • flat or martingale collar
  • 6'-8' leash
  • 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
  • at least 8 tubs (approx 16x11x7)
  • at least 8 grids to cover the tubs
  • at least 8 suction cups with clips
  • at least 8 opaque scent vessels
  • AKC strength odor q-tips. All 4 odors recommended, but could start with Birch only.

Virtual Program Instructor

Natalie McManus

Natalie McManus grants Scent Work University license to feature her courses, seminars and webinars on our online dog training platform.
All of the content in this online course is created by, owned by, and the rights to the content, are reserved to Natalie McManus.

ENROLLMENT OPTIONS

STUDENT ENROLLMENT

An intensive learning experience, you will submit weekly homework and video assignments to the instructor to review and provide feedback on.

Includes:

- Full access to all course materials.
- Access to Student Facebook Group.
- Submit homework and videos.
- Detailed review from instructor.

AUDITOR ENROLLMENT

Enhanced option allowing for 1 video review and questions answered without the pressure of submitting weekly homework or videos.

Includes:

- Full access to all course materials.
- Go through the material at your own pace.
- May have 1 video reviewed by instructor.
- Email support from instructor.

WATCHER ENROLLMENT

Basic access option which grants the greatest level of flexibility. Go through the material at your own pace and add video reviews when needed.

Includes:

- Self-taught option.
- Full access to all course materials.
- May add video reviews for a fee.
- May add email support for a fee.

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