Starting the Sensitive Dog in Nosework

Starting the Sensitive Dog in Nosework

Does it really matter HOW you start your dog in Nosework? Well, it depends. I’m the first one to always say that all methods work as long as you are respecting the dog and his emotions and needs. I truly believe that. Do I have my preferences? Sure! Don’t...
When you have “That Dog”

When you have “That Dog”

Some of us finding ourselves on our second or third Nosework dog may have one of “Those Dogs”… you know what I mean… the Rocket Ship. “That Dog” might be a super talented and YOUNG! A nose with four legs! It can be so tempting to...
One Search at a Time

One Search at a Time

You’ve tried over and over again and that title just isn’t happening. It’s always just one thing… and sometimes it’s several of those things! Maybe you’re getting frustrated, or maybe you are tired of wait lists and long drives....
Bringing Home SMTx2

Bringing Home SMTx2

I have a really fantastic Facebook group where I share all of my travels. It’s kind of like me and almost 500 of my closest friends. (Stacy Barnett’s EPIC Nosework Travels). I started the group last year when I did my first cross country road trip. My...
Getting the Most out of a Lesson with a “Pro”

Getting the Most out of a Lesson with a “Pro”

Nosework (which is the same as “Scent Work”) as a competitive sport is exploding! We are seeing a huge increase in participation all over the world. Different programs are popping up, each with their own “flavor” of this most special sport that originally started over...
It’s not about the Title…

It’s not about the Title…

I have four dogs and they all do Nosework. Their talents are all different and they have all taught me something special about this journey that we’re are on. Each of their journeys is different, but one is no less special than the other. This weekend I had the...