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Intro to Nosework

Prerequisites: To enroll in this class a dog needs to be ready to work, pay attention, use good dog manners and remain quiet in a crate and in a classroom setting. We prefer that the dog be 9 months old or older.

Join us for a Intro to Nosework class to learn the best smelling dog sport ever. Unlike many dog sports this sport /class is suitable for all dogs, fearful, all dogs of all ages, all breeds pure and mixed, all temperaments and all levels of physical fitness Each and every dog will be crated separately and work alone. And for handlers this sport is a low impact, low physical skill and intensity sport.

Training will be positive search and detection-style fun and games training geared towards developing your dog’s natural scenting abilities. Training begins with simple easy searches in cardboard boxes and progresses to more difficult searches. If competition and titles are important to you the skills developed in this class can lead to entering,competing and earning titles sanctioned by the National Association of Canine Scent Work (NACSW)and American Kennel Club (AKC). And it goes without saying this sport will build confidence, provide an avenue to burn off physical and mental energy, strengthen the dog handler bond and be FUN for dogs and handlers.

Classes

The Intro to Oder and Intro Nosework classes will meet once a week Thursdays at 6:00 for 12 weeks/classes and cost $165.

How to enroll in the class

  • Enroll and pay online
  • Download, print and complete the enrollment form
  • Mail it to us among with a check for the class fees
  • Or bring the enrollment form and check to 575 Main Street, Beech Grove. If no one is there, drop your envelope in the mail slot on your right just inside the door underneath the window.
  • Dogs/handlers are enrolled on a first received basis
  • Confirmations will be emailed close to the start date of the class

Nosework/Scentwork

Prerequisites: To enroll in this class a dog needs to be ready to work, pay attention, use good dog manners and remain quiet in a crate and in a classroom setting. We prefer that the dog be 9 months old or older.

Join us for a Intro to Nosework and Odor or Continuing Nosework class to learn the best smelling dog sport ever. Unlike many dog sports this sport /class is suitable for all dogs, fearful, all dogs of all ages, all breeds pure and mixed, all temperaments and all levels of physical fitness Each and every dog will be crated separately and work alone. And for handlers this sport is a low impact, low physical skill and intensity sport.

Training will be positive search and detection-style fun and games training geared towards developing your dog’s natural scenting abilities. Training begins with simple easy searches in cardboard boxes and progresses to more difficult searches. If competition and titles are important to you the skills developed in this class can lead to entering, competing and earning titles sanctioned by the National Association of Canine Scent Work (NACSW)and American Kennel Club (AKC). And it goes without saying this sport will build confidence, provide an avenue to burn off physical and mental energy, strengthen the dog handler bond and be FUN for dogs and handlers.

Classes

The Continuing Nosework class will meet once a week on Thursdays at 7:30 for 8 weeks/classes and cost $110.

How to enroll in the class

  • Enroll and pay online
  • Download, print and complete the enrollment form
  • Mail it to us among with a check for the class fees
  • Or bring the enrollment form and check to 575 Main Street, Beech Grove. If no one is there, drop your envelope in the mail slot on your right just inside the door underneath the window.
  • Dogs/handlers are enrolled on a first received basis
  • Confirmations will be emailed close to the start date of the class

Meet the Instructor

 

Mary Hoover

Questions? Contact us.

Directions

  •   Obedience Training Center
  •   575 Main Street, Beech Grove, IN 46107
  •   Get Directions

Intro to Dog Sports

Prerequisites: To enroll in this class a dog needs to have the basic skills- sit, down, come, walk on a loose leash, beginner stays. Must have previous participation in a dog training class and/or the ability to usually work and pay attention in a class. Must have a handler who is inspired to train his/her dog.

Want to do something fun with your dog and just not sure what? Want to start a dog sport but do not yet have the prerequisite skills? Try our Intro to Dog Sports class.

In this class you and your dog will practice your basic skills with distractions that occur with dog sports, learn prerequisite skills for starting any dog sports, begin to condition the dogs body for dog sports and experience each of the dog sports we offer classes for.

In addition you will learn about each sport, competition venues, a few rules and regulations and how to get started in the sport you want to try. We offer classes in Competition Obedience, Rally Obedience, Flyball, Treiball, Scent/Nosework and Agility. After this class you should be ready to start the dog sport you choose.

Classes

This class will meet once a week for 8 weeks/classes and costs $110.00. The class meets on Tuesday evenings 6:15 pm. Email or call for the time and date of our next session.

How to enroll in the class

  • Enroll and pay online
  • Download, print and complete the enrollment form
  • Mail it to us among with a check for the class fees
  • Or bring the enrollment form and check to 575 Main Street, Beech Grove. If no one is there, drop your envelope in the mail slot on your right just inside the door underneath the window.
  • Dogs/handlers are enrolled on a first received basis
  • Confirmations will be emailed close to the start date of the class
  • Please do not come to a class unless you have received an email or mail confirmation. Please call instead.
  • Please understand that if you decide to come to a class and have not received an email or mail confirmation, there will be a $10 late enrollment fee. Please be sure to bring this with you to the first class.

Meet the Instructor

Marianna Keohane

Questions? Contact us.

Directions

  • Obedience Training Center
  • 575 Main Street, Beech Grove, IN 46107
  • Get Directions

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