Nose Work 103 - Developing and Building Skills

Continue your Nose Work fun! In this class, we’ll develop and build on the skills learned in Nose Work 101 and 102, and we add even more complexity, such as high hides and inaccessible hides. This will prepare you for the fun games in ongoing and advanced classes, and, if you choose, for competitions.

  • Completion of Nose Work 102 with the same instructor.
  • If you’ve trained elsewhere, please contact us to be put in contact with one of our Nose Work instructors to determine proper class placement. 
  • If your dog is younger than 1 year, and they haven’t been in facility in 2 months or more, a new Class Readiness Evaluation is required.
  • If your dog is older than 1 year, and they haven’t been in the facility in 6 months or more, a new Class Readiness Evaluation is required.
  • $228
  • Enrollment – six consecutive weekly 60-minute class meetings at your designated day/time.
  • Make-ups for missed classes are available only as private lessons ($70 / half hour).

After enrollment, watch for a confirmation email with important details.

Your Instructors

  • Nose Work Trainer

    Devin Turk
    Devin Turk joined the What A Great Dog team in 2019. He and his wife, Ash-Leah, have been involved in dog shows, sports, and training for twelve years. They have been involved in everything from Rally, Obedience, Conformation, Agility, Lure Coursing, Fast CAT, Nose Work, Barn Hunt, Dock Diving, as well as K9 Search and Rescue, Tracking, and K9 Scent Detection. […]
  • Julie Morton
    Julie is a self-described nosework and dog training nerd. She began nosework instruction in 2018 and began working as an AKC Scent Work Judge in 2022. Julie’s love of nosework began while working with her reactive Australian Cattle Dog mix, Eleanor Frisbee. Julie and Ellie began their nosework competition career in 2016 and competed until Ellie’s retirement in early 2024. Together they […]
  • Nose Work Trainer

    Mickey Schufman
    Mickey has been involved with dogs for over 40 years and has competed in conformation, obedience, rally and agility. She started an in-home training business (Four Paws Training School) in 2002 and worked with owners using reward based training. Some of the trainers who have influenced her most are: Susan Garrett, Bob Bailey, Pat Miller, Kathy Sdao, Jean Donaldson, and […]
  • Separation Anxiety, Nose Work & Senior Pet Manners Trainer

    Rhea Northcut CPDT-KA ABCDT CSAT
    Rhea Northcut, CPDT-KA ABCDT CSAT is a Senior Trainer with What a Great Dog! She joined the WAGD family in 2016. Rhea teaches Pet Manners and Nose Work in both group classes and private lessons. She also provides a training program aimed at resolving issue with Separation Anxiety. Rhea is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer and an Animal Behavior College […]