Leveraging Containers for Life Course
Leveraging Containers for Life Course
Leveraging Containers for Life Course
Leveraging Containers for Life Course

Leveraging Containers for Life Course

Regular price$230.00

  • High-quality dog training instruction
  • Access materials no matter where you live
  • Continual access - no deadlines or cut-off dates

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NOTE: Material for this course will be released weekly starting on September 5th.

Did you know you can introduce and master a wide array of odor puzzles and challenges using containers alone? Well, you can!

All too often, people are rushing to get away from containers. Some teams DREAD tackling containers, which is so sad! Our focus with this course is to help dog and handler teams better leverage and LOVE container searches.

Better still, we will outline how you may tackle these container searches with primary, paired odor and odor hides. Therefore, we intend for this course to be helpful for everyone, regardless of their experience level.


  • your dog
  • collar (flat or martingale)
  • harness (back-clip) (optional)
  • leash (6'-8')
  • long line (10'-15')
  • treats (high-value and smelly)
  • crate or area your dog can wait while you set-up your searches
  • variety of containers to play with (boxes, sandcastle buckets, tupperware, totes, etc.)
  • novel target odors (Birch, Anise, Clove)
  • variety of odor vessels (metal tins, straws, tubes, etc.)
  • earthquake putty or GlueDots


  • Making Containers Fun for Dog and Handler
  • Corners and Perimeters
  • Planes...Not in the Sky!
  • Close Proximity and Converging Odor
  • Blank and Semi-Blind Searches


Did you complete the Introduction to Scent Work course? Build upon some of the concepts we covered the in this course.

Do you dread Container searches? We will reignite a love and appreciation for them with this course!

Are you an instructor? Get some ideas on how you can incorporate these ideas in your own curriculum. 


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Probably sound like a broken record, but its easy to follow, makes me (and therefore my dog) enthusiastic, go at my own pace.

David L.
Introducing Birch Course

What did you enjoy about this course? Took me out of my comfort zone. Making me keep training logs. Teaching me to break down behaviors. That is huge because all I ever see is what I need to work on.

Kathleen V.
Now What Do I Do?! Course

I liked the pace of the course, how the material was presented and most importantly all of the wonderful feedback. I think the at-home learning experience was far better, due to the enormous amount of feedback (and encouragement!) that we would not get as much of in a live class.

Denise M.
Introduction to Scent Work Course

The explanation followed by the videos to show the skill or skills. That was helpful. The feedback on my videos was also helpful. The practices each week- gold!

Pat G.
NW3 Trial Prep Course

This was the most amazing and insightful seminar I have ever attended on Odor movement and hide placement. WOW! Thank you so very much

Ava H.
Hide Placement and Odor Movement Seminar

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