The Inquisitive Canine Proudly Presents

A Day with K9 Nose Work® Co-Founder Jill Marie O’Brien

Jill Marie O’Brien, co-founder of the National Association of Canine Scent Work & co-developer of the K9 Nose Work® program is coming to Santa Barbara for some fun and informative hands-on nose work workshops.


The Santa Barbara Summer Series is designed to offer nose work enthusiasts and competitors the opportunity for extended training days beyond normal training classes or practice. She will cover a variety of training exercises to develop and strengthen skills needed to create successful searches and to maximize each individual team’s potential.

This workshop is for levels NW1-2 (and above). Session goals include:

  • Understanding the search environment
  • Maintaining focus and enthusiasm in the search for both dog and handler
  • Evaluating in real time how best support your K9 Partner in the search
  • Building odor importance in the search

Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Location and Parking: Santa Barbara, California. Details will be provided after registration is completed.
  • Meals: light snacks will be provided.

We encourage early registration as there is a limited number of both working and auditing spots. Please register through O’Brien Canine. For any questions, you may contact The Inquisitive Canine or Jill Marie O’Brien.

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