Fall is here and so is my new Nosework Class. This Beginning Nosework class is for dogs with no previous experience in Nosework. Nosework is something your dog is already an expert in so there are no prerequisites for this class. If your dog needs to burn off some excess energy, learn to focus or is just looking for a [...]
Spring has sprung in the Southeast which means there are more opportunities for trials. In 2 weeks there will be a NW1 and a NW2 trial offered in Greenville, SC. A few of my students were lucky enough to get into the trial on the random draw and are probably in various states of nervousness about the upcoming test. I [...]
I don't remember where I first heard this phrase in relation to Nosework but I think it was used to explain why the judges in NACSW trials who mostly come from the world of professional detection, enjoy judging Nosework trials. They said they enjoyed judging at our trials so much because "nobody dies and no one goes to jail". Nosework [...]
Here at the beach where I've been lucky enough to spend Christmas with my dogs and husband, all the houses are built on tall pilings like stilts so high water won't flood them. The ground level is usually a poured cement slab where visitors park their cars. When any wind is blowing it creates a wind tunnel effect that is [...]
Tuesday night students celebrating Beth Johnston's NW3 title with her amazing Standard Poodle, Ernie. Tuesday night class would like me to tell the Thursday night class "Nyah-nyah! We can celebrate, too!"