Blogs

Blogs

NW Hide Highlight #5 – Vehicle Search

This is the fifth in my series of Hide Highlights. Some hides are just SO cool to watch being solved that it deserves a highlight! I have opinions about searching Vehicles! It is so easy to get stuck on an unproductive vehicle due to blowing odor or just how cars...

read more

NW Hide Highlight #4 – Crack Hides

This is the fourth in my series of Hide Highlights. Some hides are just SO cool to watch being solved that it deserves a highlight! We all love a good crack hide! We see them more and more in trials. It's also a skill I teach earlier in my program. Our dogs are...

read more

NW Hide Highlight #3 – Airscenting

This is the third in my series of Hide Highlights. Some hides are just SO cool to watch being solved that it deserves a highlight! I was able to use this splash park as it was closed down for repairs. It's a big open area without a lot of surface for odor to catch...

read more

Top 5 Nosework Trial Reminders

After a recent Nosework Elite trial, I was reflecting on a few things I wish I had reviewed prior to the trial. It's been a busy few weeks of trialing for me and many of my friends. Some who thought they weren't doing well, were finding all the hides! Others were in...

read more

Embrace the NW3 Challenge

NW3 doesn't have to be scary! It's often described as a mind-game. It's simply learning to run a search with unknown number of hides (range of 0-3 hides). Ok, it's not that easy but it's the next step that is the rest of your life in Nosework! And then it's pretty...

read more

My One Nosework Wish

Within any dog sport, there are many different training choices and preferences. For the past 10 years, I've been involved in Nosework as a competitor, in-person and online instructor, seminar presenter and judge. I have evolved and refined my approach to teaching the...

read more

6 “Magic” Dog Training Tricks

Recently I posted this question on a dog training Facebook page - "What training tip or approach gave you that magic touch or simply surprised you how easy it was to implement and see results?" Rarely are there training hacks or magic wands in dog training, but...

read more