The next few weeks are filled with a lot of fun at Revolution Dog Sports!  You and your dog will not want to miss out on great learning and competition.

Memorial Day Weekend Shenanigans

If you know anything about Revolution Dog Sports, you know we are always up for some shenanigans and this Memorial Day weekend isn't any different.  Enjoy the long weekend with your dog as we bring you these great classes and activities!

 

Shed Dog Workshop

When:  Saturday May 26 at 9 AM
Where:  Silver Knolls Park (Reno, NV)
Cost:  $30

Each spring, shed hunters utilize dogs to locate and retrieve antler sheds in fields and forests throughout North America. Introduce your dog to the sport of shed hunting, develop search and handler skills while also learning about the upcoming NASDA Shed Dog Hunt Tests! There are no pre-requisites for this class.

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Scent Work Practice (Exteriors)

When:  Saturday May 26 at 11 AM
Where:  Silver Knolls Park (Reno, NV)
Cost:  $30

Get your sniff on with an additional Scent Work practice this week in a new environment.  We will have two guided searches with video and at least one self service search.  Dogs must be on Birch, Anise and Clove.  Blind hide options will be available for those preparing for trial.

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Dock Jumping

When:  Saturday May 26 & Monday May 28
Where:  Red Rock Pool
Cost:  $40 per 30 minute less (up to two dogs)

Whether you have a new dog just learning to swim or an experienced competitor gearing up for the summer dock jumping season, it's time to get in the pool!  Dock Jumping and Swimming lessons are available Saturday at 1 PM (FULL), 1:30 PM, 2 PM, 2:30 PM (FULL) and 3 PM and Monday at 1 PM (FULL), 1:30 PM, 2 PM (FULL), 2:30 PM and 3 PM.

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Fast CAT and Coursing Practice

When:  Monday at 9 AM to 11 AM
Where:  Chadwick Family Ranch (Reno,NV)
Cost: $20

Have you ever wanted to know how fast your dog REALLY is? Fast CAT is like the 100 yard dash for your dog! Dogs chase a lure down a straight 100 yard long course one at a time in this fun and fast paced sport. Every weekend dogs compete in AKC licensed Fast CATs vying for personal bests, breed rankings and accruing points toward titles. This practice is open to participants of all skill levels. Three runs per dog (more if we have time!). We will be timing!  The course is also set up with a 450 yard open course as well.  You can choose!

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Rat Tuesday: NASDA Working Dog Trials

Tuesday May 29 | NASDA Working Dog Trials

Where:  Reno, NV
Check In:  4 PM
Classes Offered:  Trailing & Locating I, Trailing & Locating II, Shed Dog I, Trailing Puppy Aptitude Test (TPAT), Shed Dog Puppy Aptitude Test (SPAT)
Entry Fees: Trailing & Locating - $15 per class, Shed Dog - FREE!

For event rules and your NASDA registration visit http://nasda.dog/

Put your dog's keen nose to the test in a natural hunting environment!  Trailing & Locating challenges your dog to follow scent trails to live quarry while in Shed Dog your dog showcase their search and retrieve skills by finding antler sheds.  We will be working in a beautiful fenced in high desert environment.


NASDA Working Dog Trials

Sunday June 3 | NASDA Working Dog Trials

Where:  Reno, NV (North Valleys Location TBD)
Check In:  8 PM
Classes Offered:  Trailing & Locating I, Trailing & Locating II, Trailing & Locating Brace I Shed Dog I, Trailing Puppy Aptitude Test (TPAT), Shed Dog Puppy Aptitude Test (SPAT)
Entry Fees: $15 per class

For event rules and your NASDA registration visit http://nasda.dog/

Put your dog's keen nose to the test in a natural hunting environment!  Trailing & Locating challenges your dog to follow scent trails to live quarry while in Shed Dog your dog showcase their search and retrieve skills by finding antler sheds.  We will be working in a beautiful fenced in high desert environment.


Fred Helfers Nosework Seminars

Friday June 1 |  Handler Error and Skill Building in Nosework

We have audit spots available!  Cost:  $150

Improve handling skills by establishing and applying a consistent maintenance training program.  This full day seminar includes a lecture and visual presentation in the morning followed by a working session where Fred will guide both novice and experienced teams through drills to increase their handling skills.  This is followed by a video review of working dog teams.  Classroom teams will attend the full day without dogs.  Limited to 6 working teams.

Saturday June 2 |  Understanding Olfaction and Odors

This is a classroom learning session.  We have room for you!  Cost:  $150

This invaluable classroom full day seminar is for anyone interested in how dogs use their nose and detect odors, including competitors in scent work/nosework, barn hunt, trailing & locating, shed dog and tracking. Topics discussed include:

Understanding the Canine Olfactory system – How the canine nose works.
Breathing Sniffing
Theory of scent discrimination.
The Odor molecule. – Factors Influencing Odor
Temp – Wind – Humidity –
Definitions — Use of training aids – containment and handling.
Utilizing your knowledge of Odors and Olfaction in Nosework
Training scenarios and environmental issues.


Fidoletes NASDA Working Dog Trials

Where:  Fidoletes, Corning, CA
Classes Offered:  Trailing & Locating I, Trailing & Locating II, Trailing Puppy Aptitude Test (TPAT)
Entry Fees: $20 per class

For event rules and your NASDA registration visit http://nasda.dog/

Put your dog's keen nose to the test in a natural hunting environment!  Trailing & Locating challenges your dog to follow scent trails to live quarry.  Come join the fun!