Trial Prep for Trial
You have been working steadily on all your Scent Work training and practice sessions. Your dog is solid and ready to enter their very first trial. In this course, we will work out a plan, from picking an organization to compete with, to filling out the entry, to prepping the dog beforehand and preparing yourself for the big day.
In this course we will walk you through the process of selecting a Scent Work organization to compete in, submitting your first entry, what training you should do to prepare your dog and how you should prepare yourself for the big day. Most importantly, we will focus on the need to have FUN with your pup!
Dog should have the skills necessary to enter into the trial you are interested in.
- Picking an Organization
- Considerations When Entering
- Premiums, Enteries and Waivers
- Dry Runs
- One Month, One Week and One Day Before
- Day-Of Tips and Pitfalls to Avoid