This six (6) week class introduces dogs to the sport of Scentwork. The class utilizes techniques similar to those used to train professional detection dogs. Scentwork and search skills harness dogs’ natural instincts and love of hunting—Your dog will have fun, build confidence, and use mental and physical energy during the class and homework sessions.
Instructor Nancy Frensley is a certified Scentwork instructor and AKC Scentwork Judge. This class offers a class curriculum that is suitable to prepare your dog for competitions.
For dogs age 4 months and older. No previous scentwork experience required.
Pre-Requisites / Requirements
Dogs in this class must be able to stay in a crate out of sight of their owners.
Vaccinations: Your dog should be current with Distemper Combination and Rabies.
- Scentwork 1 2139: December 13~January 17
December 13, 2018
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
- Scentwork 1 2168: January 24~February 28
January 24, 2019
6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
As the Lead Trainer at Train the Bay, Nancy spent the last three decades dedicated to her training work, to developing the program, and to helping Bay Area dogs and their families. In addition to the hundreds of students she teaches every year, she is the voice behind Berkeley Humane’s free Behavior Advice Hotline, and she evaluates and supports the training of shelter dogs at Berkeley Humane.