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The National Association of Canine Scent Work (NACSW™) is dedicated to making high quality instructors available to students of the activity and sport of K9 Nose Work® through its Certified Nose Work Instructor Program.


At the AKC, we know that a well-trained dog is a joy to own. AKC classes provide a starting point for a lifetime of training and learning with your dog.


United Kennel Club (UKC) is an international dog registry celebrating bonds, rewarding ability, and preserving the value of a pedigree.


In C-WAGS you will find the most relaxed atmosphere of nose work. The odors are also Birch, Anise, Clove and Cypress but there are no distinct elements in this organization. It is a great venue to get your feet wet and test what you have learned.

In addition to these four organizations which we have written about, there are at least six other Nose Work organizations in the United States and nine other Nose Work organizations in foreign countries. However, these four organizations are the most popular and wide spread across the United States. 


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