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Hawaii Workshop. Photos by Tor Johnson.

Workshop Descriptions

These are just a few of the fun & informative workshops offered by the founders of K9 Nose Work® & the NACSW℠, and NACSW℠ faculty. Most official NACSW℠ K9 Nose Work® workshops & seminars offer Continuing Education Units for certified trainers. Visit the workshop schedule and contact the host for the specific workshop you’re interested in to obtain more information.

New workshops and seminars are currently in development to continue bringing K9 Nose Work® enthusiasts the most informative and up to date educational experiences. Check the workshop schedule for information on the latest and newest workshops being offered in your area.

Discover why the founders developed the activity, how it works, and see how quickly any dog can be taught the foundational skills for a lifetime of fun and achievement in K9 Nose Work.

Learn how to transition your dog from hunting for food, to hunting for a target odor. Experience searching exterior areas and vehicles using the proper techniques to help your dog take charge of the game.

Working dogs must have completed Intro to K9 Nose Work® and/or been actively training for at least six weeks. Handlers must have completed Intro to Nose Work to participate with a dog.

A custom workshop can be set up based on your needs. For more information, please fill out the Contact Us form and indicate the type of workshop you are interested in.

Hosting a Workshop

K9 Nose Work℠ workshops are offered for all skill levels from beginning to advanced, and are a great way to learn and practice the activity in a single day. You can host a workshop for your students, club, or attendees of a special event.

Attendees of the workshop you host will get:

  • Instruction from one of the three founders of the activity and sport of K9 Nose Work℠ and the National Association of Canine Scent Work (NACSW℠), approved NACSW℠ faculty or Certified Nose Work Instructors (CNWI℠)
  • A combination of lecture, video presentation, and training in the activity or sport of K9 Nose Work℠
  • The opportunity to work with their dogs practicing or learning the activity or sport of K9 Nose Work℠ (working spot required), or to observe different dogs discovering and enjoying the activity or sport (auditing spot)

To find out how to bring a K9 Nose Work℠ workshop to your area, please fill out the form on the Contact Us page. If you’re ready to book a workshop, please fill out the w+Workshop Booking Form in the links below.

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