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Scentwork Detection Dog Foundation Course

Next Available Course | 09 August 2019 | Jubilee Hall - Waterlooville

Border Collie learning scent detection


Introduction into the fun world of Scent Detection. These classes are fantastic for dogs of all ages. Scentwork is low impact mental enrichment for your dog and fun for you too. We will work towards level 1 of Scentwork UK syllabus.


We will learn to search different items and areas. Introducing the teamwork between handler and dog for successful searches.

Labrador learning scent detection
bernese mountain dog puppy for training

Next Courses start 9th August at Jubliee Hall, Waterlooville

Each class lasts 40 minutes, and we will help you to both teach and understand your dog. We deliberately keep our classes small with up to 4 dog’s maximum per session, to create a most positive learning environment for all.

Your dog must be friendly towards people and dogs, if you have concerns about your dog's behaviour, please contact us before booking your place.

Choose Your Course Next courses start on 9th August and 6th September

1930h Class Time Starting 9th August


4 classes

40 Minute class duration

Classes on Friday 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th August

Places limited to four dog's per course.

1930h Class Time Starting 6th September


4 classes

40 Minute class duration

Classes on Friday 6th, 13th, 27th September & 4th October

Places limited to four dog's per course.

Covered in the Foundation Scent Detection Course

Handling Skills

Learn and teach your dog to start searching and when the search is completed. Understand how your handling affects your dog during the search. 

Search Skills

Learn how to introduce your dog to the fun world of scent detection. During the course, we will cover searching indoors, search patterns and various items. 

Active and Passive Indication

Learn the difference between indication types and how to train them. Start to train a passive indication for the future. 

Introduce Scent Discrimination

During the course, we will introduce our dog's to a scent. For the foundation course, we will be using clove. 

Not what you were looking for? How about



Already started your scent detection training and would like to discuss joining one of our follow-on courses? Level 1&2 Scentwork Uk. Next courses start on the 9th August 2019. Choice of three class times.

Always here to help you. Call on 07578 191021 or fill in your details and we will contact you. 

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