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Beg./Inter. Scent Work, Wed. 6:30 - Tom

  • Started Aug 10
  • 160 US dollars
  • George Washington Memorial Highway

Service Description

6 Week Session **WELCOME YOUR DOG TO THE ABC's OF ODOR!** Requirement -Must have completed at least a basic obedience course. This class is for: - High drive and energetic dogs - Dogs that need and love a job - Helps with on and off-leash skills while working with owner - Builds and strengthens bond between dog and owner - Must have completed at least a basic obedience class -Odors used in these types of classes are recognized by AKC for competitions BEGINNERS SCENT WORK: Includes: - You and your K9 will begin to learn the first two of four scents: Birch (Betula Lenta), Anise (Pimpinella Anisum) - This is an introductory class that teaches you and your dog to work as a team. You will be educated on the neuroscience and the scent capability of your K9 partner. - You will be taught to recognize the difference between aggressive alert and passive alert, as well as your dog will be searching containers, rooms, scent wall searches, outdoor searches and car searches. INTERMEDIATE SCENT WORK: Requirement: Must have completed a basic obedience course Includes: - You and your K9 will begin to learn the last of the four scents: Clove (Eugenia Caryophyllata) and Cypress (Cupressus Sempevirens) -This class will increase the level of difficulty of searches that you and your K9 will progress to. -Your K9 will be on and off leash ADVANCED SCENT WORK: Requirement: Must have completed a basic obedience course Your dog has now advanced its ability to detect all four scent odors. Limits will be pushed for both you and your K9 partner. The sky is the limit for both of you. Your dog would now be ready to enter competitions or to just give your dog a job to do around the home for fun and mental stimulation. Congratulations!! *This class has the ability to bring out a dog's personality, heighten their drives and allow the dog to work independently as well as with its owner. *The highest of praise and positive reinforcement are essential to the success of this class. Please call your trainer for any questions/concerns you may have. Tom Hendrickson: 757-902-3666


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

Prior to 24 hours before your class begins, you may change your booking to another class day/time if space is available. If you cancel prior to 24 hours before the start of class, there is a $5.00 cancellation fee. Cancellations less than 24 hours before class begins will not be refunded. Please note that once class has begun, the class fee is non-refundable, non-transferable, and there are no make-up classes. Please keep in mind these policies when you sign up for a class as we cannot make any exceptions.


Contact Details

  • 2025 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Yorktown, VA 23693, USA

    757-846-4404

    oncommanddogs@aol.com