Find it! Nosework Classes

Is your Dog Scent-sational? 

Nosework is quickly becoming a popular activity and sport for puppies and dogs of all ages and all temperaments. All dogs use their nose - usually when we don't want them to! Give your dog an outlet for that spectacular hunting skill.


Why do Nosework? Nosework is:

  • A perfect mental stimulation activity - that will tire even the most energetic dog
  • A confidence builder for shy and fearful dogs
  • A safe outlet for reactive dogs
  • Totally natural and
  • Unbelievably fun (for dogs and people)

Beginner level: teaches your dog to hunt enthusiastically - Learn about the sport of nosework in one easy seminar-style class. $55 (incl. GST) for 2-3 hours of instruction. 

Introduction to Odor: the focus is introducing specific target odors for which to hunt **Next class starts September, 2017  - $155 (incl. GST) for 6 weeks. 

Introduction to the Elements: the focus is on the various elements required for most nosework tests - including vehicle, container, interior and exterior searches  **Next class offered September, 2017 (Pre-requisite Intro to Odor) - $145

Introduction to Advanced Concepts: for the nosework enthusiast that is thinking of trialing in the sport, or just wants to continue having fun with their dog. **Next class offered September 2017 (Pre-requisite Intro to the Elements) - $145

Advanced Drop-in: continue with nosework all year long - on your schedule, as much as you like. Drop-in will run on a punch card system. You must be a student of Clever Canine to participate. 6 punches - $145


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Find it! Nosework Classes Class Times and Locations

Nosework - Advanced Drop-in - runs all year long

Nose about town in this drop-in format class. This is for Advanced noseworkers who are interested in trialing and continuing to hone to their skills.

3680 Cottonwood Street, Victoria BC

Nosework - Intro to the Elements - Postponed until later in the Fall 2017

Pre-requisite: Intro to Odor. Continue to grow your nosework skills by searching vehicles, exteriors, interiors and containers. Classes start late Fall 2017.

3680 Cottonwood Street, Victoria BC

Nosework - Beginner's - October 15 or 22, 2017, 6:30pm

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Sunday, October 15 - 6:30 pm
3680 Cottonwood Street, Victoria BC

Nosework - Introduction to Odor - September 10, 2017 - Sorry, now FULL

Pre-requisite: None (just speak with your instructor, Janet). This is bomb/drug detection for pet dogs! Teach your dog to search for a specific target odor in 6 weeks. Classes start this September. A second class is being planned for Friday evenings in October.

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Sunday, September 10 - 10:00 am
Sunday, September 24 - 10:00 am
Sunday, October 01 - 10:00 am
Sunday, October 15 - 10:00 am
Sunday, October 22 - 10:00 am
Sunday, October 29 - 10:00 am
3680 Cottonwood Street, Victoria BC

Nosework - Advanced Concepts - September 9, 2017

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Saturday, September 09 - 4:00 pm
Saturday, September 16 - 4:00 pm
Saturday, September 23 - 4:00 pm
Saturday, September 30 - 4:00 pm
3680 Cottonwood Street, Victoria BC

Nosework - Introduction to Odor - October 13, 2017 - Sorry, now FULL

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Friday, October 13 - 7:15 pm
Friday, October 20 - 7:15 pm
Friday, October 27 - 7:15 pm
Friday, November 03 - 7:15 pm
Friday, November 17 - 7:15 pm
Friday, November 24 - 7:15 pm
3680 Cottonwood Street, Victoria BC