Nose Work Practice
Set up a Nose Work run for Jack tonight. Decided it was time to stop being such a slacker.
Jack completely surprised me. Figured he would be pretty rusty, but nope. He rocked it like a boss!
I set 4 hides: 2 birch, 1 anise, and 1 clove. The one I though would give him the most trouble, he found first. Of course.
Next he found the second birch hide. Granted it was pretty close to the hide he’d just found.
He worked his way back into the garage to find anise next.
For anise I used one of my new hanging hide containers from K9 NW Source. (Highly recommended for NW supplies!)
Jack walked past this one a few feet, caught scent, then came back and worked from the floor up to settle right on it.
His last find was clove. It was closest to the entrance, but not a true threshold hide.
Here was the set up.
Nose Work rocks. So much fun watching the dog work scent to source. Nothing like it!