Hope you enjoy K9 Sniffer's Nosework Blog.  Steve Bettcher will share his Nosework Trials experience and the latest Nose Work Training Information. He will cover a variety of topics such as: Rules and changes, Scent Work Trialing, Nose Work Training Tips, Equipment and Nosework supplies recommendations, Traveling Tips when doing Nosework Trials, Upcoming Local AKC Scent Work, NACSW K9 Nose Work® and UKC Nosework Trials and much more. Check back and enjoy the experience of Canine Nosework!


Buddy earning his AKC Scent Work Master Title in Watsonville, CA

Buddy Earns His AKC Scent Work Master Title

We had a great day In Watsonville on Saturday February  15, 2020 passing our last two elements (Master Interior and  Buried) for our Master Title. Buddy was spot on and also got a 2nd place in Buried. On now moving on to our Detective Title.


Dara's First AKC Scent Work Trial in Lodi, CA September 25, 2019

Elena Metz, handler and owner of Dara, an Irish Terrier, won Novice A High in Trial at their first AKC Scent Trial. Elena and Dara started classes with me in February of 2019.  They have been incredible students and should go on to doing great things in Scent Work. 

AKC Scent Work Trial Septembe 15, 2019 awards for Buddy and Steve Bettcher

AKC Scent Work Trial - Ferndale, CA September 15, 2019

After having a slow start on Friday (0 for 4 Q's)  Buddy and went into high drive and qualified in all of our searches Saturday and Sunday going 8 for 8 qualifying runs.

Buddy earned 2 Excellent Buried Qualifiers, Excellent Container Title, Masters Container Qualifier, 2 Masters Exterior Qualifiers and 2 Masters Interior Qualifiers. 

Placements: 2nd Master Exterior, 2nd Excellent Buried, 2nd Master Interior, 3rd Master Interior, 3rd Master Exterior and 3rd Excellent Container.