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What is K9 Nosework®?

K9 Nosework® was developed in 2006 by Ron Gaunt, Amy Herot and Jill Marie O'Brien of the National Association of Canine Scent Work (NACSW) to bring the concept of detection-dog style training to dog lovers and their companion dogs. The NACSW was founded to ensure the highest standard of excellence and structure for these competitors in this new sport. K9 Nosework® is a fun sport that allows the dogs to use their natural scenting ability to find specific odours. This sport involves the handler to see, through the dogs body language, where the hide (odour) is. This is fun for both dog and handler, the bond of working together to solve a puzzle, where is the odour? K9 Nosework® has evolved from the professional detection world into a sport that has become extremely popular. No matter what type of dog you have, K9 Nosework® has a lot to offer the team. K9 Nosework® has grown into the best smelling dog sport around! was developed in 2006 by Ron Gaunt, Amy Herot and Jill Marie O'Brien of the National Association of Canine Scent Work (NACSW) to bring the concept of detection-dog style training to dog lovers and their companion dogs. The NACSW was founded to ensure the highest standard of excellence and structure for these competitors in this new sport. K9 Nose work is a fun sport that allows the dogs to use their natural scenting ability to find specific odours. This sport involves the handler to see, through the dogs body language, where the hide (odour) is. This is fun for both dog and handler, the bond of working together to solve a puzzle, where is the odour? K9 Nosework® has evolved from the professional detection world into a sport that has become extremely popular. No matter what type of dog you have, K9 Nosework® has a lot to offer the team. K9 Nosework® has grown into the best smelling dog sport around!

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