K9 Nose Work Training
K9 Nose Work gives dogs an opportunity to do what they want to do naturally, hunt. This technique provides dogs with mental stimulation through hiding scent in everyday items and teaching them to discover using scent as a reward.
This activity helps dogs gain confidence, increase focus and overcome issues such as timidness, separation anxiety and boredom.
K9U Chicago Nose Work Course Objectives
K9 Nose Work gives dogs an opportunity to do what they want to do naturally, hunt. This technique provides dogs with mental stimulation through hiding scent in everyday items and teaching them to seek out a trained target scent and alert their handler when discovered. Sniffing is highly rewarding for our dogs… this class is immersive in teaching you ways to use sniffing as a form of enrichment and a positive outlet in your dog’s life!
It teaches dogs to problem solve while providing mental and physical exercise. The class is a great way to deepen the bond you have with your dog through fun and creative ways.
Nose Work Class Schedule
|Start Date||#of Weeks||Day||Time||Cost||Description|
|May 8, 2021||6||Saturday||10:45am -11:45am||$200||Refine your dog's natural ability to hunt problem solve.|
Nose Work Class Price
|K9 Nose Work Class @ K9U Chicago||Weeks||Cost|
|One Dog and Handler||6 Weeks||$200.00|
What Do We Need to Get Started with Training
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- Upload vaccination records to your online profile.
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Meet Our Trainers
Ryan Kamm is a native Chicagoan who has been involved in animal care and a student of animal behavior throughout his life. He has been a dog trainer since 2012 and began his professional journey by training his two rescue dogs; one Dogo Argentino and an American Staffordshire Terrier.
Ryan provides training services at all levels including Puppy, Adult and Senior dogs. Additionally, Ryan offers various training classes including Agility Training and works with clients one-on-one via private sessions.
Ryan also specializes in training dogs with special needs including blind and deaf dogs.
Contact us today to discuss your specific training needs and to schedule a free 30-minute evaluation with Ryan.
Pablo is an established trainer and business founder of multiple dog care companies with specialties in training, boarding and canine nutrition.
As a participant in several highly regarded training seminars, Pablo enjoys working with all dog breeds including high energy dogs where he uses soft sports, such as Agility Training, to provide these active dogs with a positive way to focus their energy and modify unwanted behaviors. Along with his customized approach to training based on each dog’s individual needs, Pablo creates a unique comprehensive training environment for every client.
Born and raised in Monterrey, Mexico, Pablo offers Private Training and all levels of Group Obedience Training in Spanish. He is also very active with Board and Train camps providing Spanish commands for dogs as needed for those clients who prefer to speak Spanish at home.
Chiara is a graduate of the Animal behavior college as a certified dog trainer. She has worked with dogs for 8 years and has an absolute passion not only for caring for animals but also for teaching them the tools they
need to succeed to become the star pup they were bred to be.
Chiara is a firm believer in positive reinforcement training methods. All of her training classes, private lessons, and board and trains will be based on a training program of positive reinforcement. So grab your treats
and positive markers we got so training to do.
Jon has been in the dog industry in Chicago for 13 years. He started off running his own dog walking company and made his way into dog training close to 10 years ago. Jon is CPDT-KA certified and has been training dogs in the Chicago land area for around 10 years in doggy daycares and also privately. Jon believes training dogs is not only about working with your dog and their needs, but also being able to properly communicate dog behavior so you the dog owner can better connect with trust and understand how to work with your dog throughout its life.
Jon is a believer in the humane hierarchy of dog training and working with positive reinforcement-based training. Jon works with most behavioral needs such as puppy training, basic obedience, loose leash walking training, impulse control, relaxation protocol, dog reactive/people reactive training, as well as socialization training in small and large dog groups
Sharpen your Pooch’s Smell and Hunt Instincts and Boost their Confidence
K9 nose work is a fun way to use yourdog’s amazing sense of smell and natural desire to hunt and boost his or her confidence because it is mentally and physically stimulating and rewarding.