Nosework Classes in Victoria BC

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 - Not sure about the sport of nosework? Discover how fabulous it is 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 runs on Wednesdays & Fridays starting October 16, 2019 - $165 (incl. GST) for 6 weeks.                           

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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 Fridays January 2020 (Pre-requisite Intro to Odor) - $155

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 Fridays starting August 2019 (Pre-requisite Intro to the Elements) - 4 + 2 drop-ins $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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Nosework Classes in Victoria BC Class Times and Locations

Nosework - Introduction to Odor - Wednesdays/Fridays starting October 2019 - 6:30pm

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. 

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Wednesday, October 16 - 6:30 pm
Wednesday, October 23 - 6:30 pm
Friday, November 01 - 6:30 pm
Friday, November 08 - 6:30 pm
Friday, November 15 - 6:30 pm
Friday, November 22 - 6:30 pm
3680 Cottonwood Street, Victoria BC

Nosework - Intro to the Elements - Friday nights starting January 2020

Pre-requisite: Intro to Odor. Continue to grow your nosework skills by searching vehicles, exteriors, interiors and containers. Friday nights starting January 2020

3680 Cottonwood Street, Victoria BC

Nosework - Beginner's workshop - Sunday September 29, 2019

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Sunday, September 29 - 6:30 pm
3680 Cottonwood Street, Victoria BC