February 2021

In this course, we will introduce the first target odour (Birch) to the team. You will learn how to properly use and handle the odour. We will be using a FUN and motivating methodology to introduce target odour to the dog. We will build upon the skills you have learnt in the Introduction to Nosework course. You will start to understand how environment can affect odour movement and how you can work together as a team to find target odour.

Prerequisite: Your dog must have completed K9 Nose Work - Introduction to Nosework course or at similar level.



You and your dog should have at least the following benchmarks, otherwise, please stay on food searches.
1) Your dog will search for food on cue and you have developed a start line routine;
2) Finds the hide in five minutes or less;
3) Works away from handler willingly;
4) Works on or off leash;
5) Handler has developed mechanic skills to reward the dog at source;
6) Handler is making progress with leash management during search;
7) You and your dog have worked in various locations.

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When:  Thursday 18/02, 25/02, 04/03, 11/03, 18/03, 25/03/2021
Time:   09:30am - 10:30am
Where: ACT Companion Dog Club
Cost:    $175 per dog (due on 04/02/2021)

To enrol to Thursday morning course, please complete this form (click on the link below)
Note: You should get an email confirmation if you submitted successfully.


All dogs must be kept in your car, or crated away from the dog work area while other dogs are working.  Please speak to John if you have any concerns. John can be contacted on 0402 347 563 or email

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Cancellation Policy

No refund will be given less than 7 days before the start of your first class.



  1. Maintain good hand hygiene, please have a bottle of hand sanitiser in your car and use it after each run. There will be hand sanitiser in the club house for you to use as well.

  2. Stay 1.5m apart

  3. Please stay at home if you are unwell

  4. Download CHECK IN CBR App and scan the QR Code to register your class attendance


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Canberra ACT Australia 2601

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