About this course
Behind Closed Doors: Conversations about Nosework: All Things Hide Placement
MARCH 29 7:30 PM ET
(Julie Symons and Holly Bushard presenters/ Andrea Harrison moderator)
The next in the series of conversations "behind closed doors" - come and join Holly and Julie as they discuss everything about hide placement. The webinar will be LIVE where questions will be taken during and after the discussion.
In this conversation, Julie and Holly will talk about the way hide placements can impact searching styles, shape memory, encourage speed or thoughtfulness, and provide fresh and interesting puzzles to keep your dog motivated and moving forward in the sport. Avoiding “ruts” and inappropriate hides are important considerations that will be expanded on as well. This chat will be highly interactive, so write down your best hide-related questions and help expand the dialogue!
Experienced webinar presenters and passionate nose work lovers , trainers, instructors and judges the discussions they have about the sport and training are in-depth and important. Get behind the door access to hear their thoughts on these very current topics in the sport!
Julie has been involved in the dog world for over 25 years teaching and competing in a wide variety of sports. She's trained and competed in conformation, agility, obedience, herding and tracking as well as nosework. Julie's teaching has focused largely on nosework since 2012 although her strong foundations in so many sports is apparent through much of her work. Creating versatile, positive and happy teams is her goal for each of you and her constant work to learn more and do better is apparent in everything she does. Her simple truth? "People just really love their dogs and enjoy doing activities with them." Julie always gives more than 100% of herself to her students learning and development. Learn more about Julie here.
Holly started her extensive understanding of scent work with dogs as a narcotics dog handler with a police department. She is now a judge, competitor and coach. Having had the opportunity to work with many breeds doing nosework has made Holly not only a super handler but helps her understand the wide variety of challenges teams face. As a judge with three venues (AKC, CPE, and NACSW) she has a clear understanding of what is expected at a competitive level. Watching and helping teams enjoy the journey of nosework is sure to put a smile on her face and getting to be part of that. Holly loves watching joyful teams exploring and playing with all the challenges this game has to offer and getting to help them do better, with more joy is the icing on the cake for her! To find out more about Holly click on this link!
Always asking questions, always seeking information, Andrea has a wide range of experience in the animal sports world. She attended the second scent work seminar in Ontario and a new passion was born! She is one of two moderators for the Sporting Detection Dog Association FaceBook group and the person on the keyboard for their Instagram account. To learn more about Andrea click here.
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