NW310: Building Motivation and Confidence

Instructor: Stacy Barnett

Course Details

Even seasoned Nosework competitors dread Containers.  They look so easy!  Containers can make or break a team and can easily be the difference in a title.  This course generalizes and proofs containers in a way to give you confidence in your Alert.  Some of the things we will cover:

  • Odor pays and ONLY Odor pays….  Proofing for distractions
  • When to get out of Dodge….  Calling Finish in NW3
  • Using Scent Theory to assess Containers during a trial walkthrough
  • A Container is a Container is a Container….  Generalizing your dog’s understanding of a Container
  • Containers aren’t just on floors!
  • Exercises to increase search efficiency off of the startline
  • The effects of Container size, shape and material on odor


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Prerequisites and Equipment