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Classes will be postponed on any stat holidays or the weekends of a stat holiday, and resume the following week.

 
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COURSE NAME: Scent Detection - Level 1

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Scent Detection is one of the fastest growing dog sports. It is well suited for dogs of all ages, breeds and temperaments. Although it is a group class, the work you do with your dog will be done individually. It develops focus and confidence and is an amazing way to enhance the dog/handler bond. Dogs love to use their nose, and this course will give them an opportunity to really show us what they are capable of!

In this class your dog will learn how to recognize the Wintergreen scent. Week 6 will be your Designated Odor Test at which time your dog will search 12 containers and alert you to the odour.


COURSE PREREQUISITE:  Minimum age 6 months. This class is suited to all temperaments of dogs. However dogs that are overly fixated on other dogs or are a distraction in class, will not be allowed.

COURSE FEE:  225.00 (+ taxes)

COURSE LENGTH:  6 weeks

COURSE NOTES: 
 
 DateTimeAddressDescriptionTrainerStatusNotes
Select Oct 25, 2020 Sundays at 9:00 am (no class Nov 15)889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)LeslyRegistration ClosedNOTE: No class Nov 15. Class resumes the following week.


COURSE NAME: Scent Detection - Level 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
During Scent Detection level 2, we will work on developing and refining leash handling, effective searching, and understanding and further developing your dog's indication.

We will continue to work on container searches and we will move on to interior searches. You will also learn the principles of vehicle and exterior searches, skills that you can take home and practice as you prepare to trial in the sport or just have fun with your dog.


COURSE PREREQUISITE:  You must have taken Scent Detection Level 1 (or equivalent group class elsewhere). However you are not required to pass the DOT test in Level 1, in order to attend Level 2.

COURSE FEE:  225.00 (+ taxes)

COURSE LENGTH:  6 weeks

COURSE NOTES: 
 
 DateTimeAddressDescriptionTrainerStatusNotes
Select Dec 2, 2020 Wednesdays at 7:00 pm975 Kingston Road (west of Victoria Park)Kingston Road United Church (2nd floor)Lesly  


COURSE NAME: Scent Club

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
You and your dog have done Level 1 and Level 2 Scent Detection classes. Are you ready to take your skills to a whole new level?

Scent Club will apply the skills you have learned from Level 1 and Level 2 into more complex puzzles to increase your dog's reporting skills, getting to source skills, and search pattern skills. Don't worry if you missed attaining one of the Wintergreen, Pine or Thyme DOTs. You can re-take the test on week 6.

Scent Club is only available to those that have done Level 1 and Level 2 Scent Detection classes. Previous Scent Club students will be given priority over new students wishing to join the Club.


COURSE PREREQUISITE:  Completion of Scent Detection Level 1 and 2. Previous Scent Club students will be given priority over new students wishing to join the Club.

COURSE FEE:  225.00 (+ taxes)

COURSE LENGTH:  6 weeks

COURSE NOTES: 
 
 DateTimeAddressDescriptionTrainerStatusNotes
Select Oct 25, 2020 Sundays at 10:00 am (no class Nov 15)889 Westney Road, Ajax2 min south of Hwy 401 (2nd floor)LeslyRegistration ClosedNOTE: No class Nov 15. Class resumes the following week.
Select Dec 2, 2020 Wednesdays at 8:00 pm975 Kingston Road (west of Victoria Park)Kingston Road United Church (2nd floor)Lesly  

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