This class is for teams that are currently working on odor. It will focus on handler observational skills and planning for search areas with advancing hide placements. Unknown variables and time limit parameters will be in play to simulate trial conditions.
Prerequisites: Dogs must have qualified for or trialing at the NACSW 3 level or at least two AKC Excellent levels, OR, if not trialing, have successfully completed at least two NW 2/Advanced classes or one NW3/Excellent class. Dogs must be able to stay quiet in a crate and/or in their vehicle in between their turns. No age limit.
Notes: Maximum of 8 students. A minimum of 4 students needed for class to continue.
Instructor(s): Bill Clarke, Suzie Tingley
Dates: NOTE: first class ONLY will be Wed Oct 5th (not 4th) THEN Tuesdays: Oct 11, 18, 25, Nov 1, 8. 6 weeks, 2:00 – 3:00 PM