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At Scent Work University, we focus on all things Scent Work! We believe every dog should play the GAME of Scent Work, it is that beneficial! We offer two major categories of courses: Skills Courses and Sports Courses.

  • If you are just starting out in Scent Work or are looking to build and improve upon your dog's skills playing the game of Scent Work, the Skills Courses are for you!
  • If you and your dog are well into your Scent Work training and are getting ready to compete, or are competing already, then the Sports Courses are what you need.

Check out these various types of online Scent Work courses we have to offer, and get your sniffing on!

Skills Courses

These are general categories of the types of Skills Courses we offer at Scent Work University. For instance, if you were just starting out in Scent Work, you would want to check out the Foundation Scent Work courses. If you have already finished a foundation program, perhaps your dog is ready to start hunting for a novel odor. In that case our Intro to Odor cousres are what you are looking for. We're sure we have what you need to get your sniffing adventures off to a great start!

Foundation Scent Work

Are you or your dog new to Scent Work? Do you want to shore up on your foundation skills? Perhaps you have been competing for a while and want to increase your dog's drive and enthusiasm for the game. These courses are for you!
Beginner

Intro to Odor

Is your dog ready to learn how to hunt for a novel odor, such as Birch? Great! In these courses we will cover how to introduce this concept to the dog, as well as apply it to increasingly challenging search areas.
Intermediate

Advanced Scent Work

Your dog has a solid foundation in Scent Work. They know several novel odors. They are now ready to develop more advanced and specific skills, especially to prep for trial. Our Advanced Scent Work courses are exactly what you need.
Advanced

Handler Scent Work Skills

Is your dog ready to learn how to hunt for a novel odor, such as Birch? Great! In these courses we will cover how to introduce this concept to the dog, as well as apply it to increasingly challenging search areas.

Virtual Scent Work Coaching

Do you want more one-on-one instruction and guidance? Never fear, our virtual Scent Work coaching sessions are here!

Sport Courses

If you are getting ready to compete, or are competing already, you want to ensure you and your dog are ready. Part of this entails knowing what is expected of you individually and as a team. There ae now a number of Scent Work titling organizations for you to choose from, but it can be confusing trying to decipher how to be successful in each. These venue-specific courses are exactly what you and your dog need to rock your next Scent Work trial!

AKC Scent Work

Be ready for newer elements such as Buried Hides and Handler Discrimination.

UKC Nosework

Be ready to succeed at your next UKC Nosework trial with these skills-specific courses.

NACSW

The organization that started it all. Get ready for your NW1, NW2, NW3 trials and prep for your Elite.

United States Canine Scent Sports

A national and soon-to-be-international organization, courses are for competitors and officials alike.

C-WAGS Scent Detective Program

Learn how to tackle the various searches posed at C-WAGS Scent Work trials.

Sporting Detection Dog Association

Sniffing fun the Canadian way! Learn what you and your dog will need to be in the ribbons for SDDA.

Performance Scent Dogs

Popular in the Northeastern US, PSD is growing steadily. See what you and your dog need to win in PSD.

Virtual Scent Work Coaching

Getting ready to trial? Looking for one-on-one assistance? Our Virtual Coaching course is the answer!

Order Your Package Deal

Looking to enroll in several courses? Order an Auditor or Watcher-level package, and receive a 10% discount.