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Elements w/Noah, 4 of 6

August 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The class dates are: July 6 July 20 July 27 August 3 August 10 August 17 The cost of the 6-week session is $150/GVDC members and $180/non-members Class will be held at Girsh Park About Scentwork: Scentwork is a new dog sport where your dog can learn how to its nose just like a professional detection K9. However in our case, your dog will search for cotton swabs scented with birch oil. Your team will start with easy searches: small rooms and boxes. As you search exteriors of buildings and vehicles, it gets more difficult. Scentwork is a great opportunity for your dog to develop confidence in their surroundings and independent problems solving skills. Working together as a team to solve complex problems will strengthen your bond with your dog. Nose Work is truly a sport for any dog and handler and all ages and breeds are welcome to attend. It is easy to practice Scentwork at home as you do not need much equipment or space. In the class, each search will be run one dog at a time, so this is a great opportunity for anxious and fearful dogs to participate in a sport. We will make every effort to accommodate all dogs and handlers. However, please note that any dog behaving aggressively towards humans or canines, may be asked to leave. Class Description: Multiple Hides: In this class, we will introduce your dogs to new odors: Anise and Clove. We will teach your dogs how to search for multiple hides in a variety of settings. This class is appropriate for dogs that have completed the Elements Series or for dogs that are working at a NW1 level. About the Instructor: Noah Gaines is excited to begin teaching Scentwork at Goleta Valley Dog Club. He is lucky to have shared the last four years with a spunky Brittany (Iona) who has thrived in the sport of Scentwork. Together, they have competed in multiple trials and training events, consistently receiving high marks. Noah is looking forward to bringing this sport to more teams in the Santa Barbara/Goleta area. Payment for the class session is due on the first day of the session. Checks are made out to “GVDC”. Please arrive 15 min early to potty your dog.
Elements w/Noah, 4 of 6


August 9, 2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Girsh Park
Goleta, CA 93117 United States


Noah Gaines