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K9 Nose Work Training…

Search, Sniff & Find.

We offer K9 Nose Work® in Gresham, NE Portland, Beaverton, Lacey WA, Vancouver WA. Daytime and evening classes available.


K9 Nose Work® Docs

K9 Nose Work is an exciting new sport for dogs of all breeds, sizes and ages. Dogs learn to search for novel scents in a manner very similar to professional detection dogs. 

K9 Nose Work allows your dog to develop the natural drive to hunt and find. It’s a very positive experience and dogs are always rewarded. K9 Nose work is an excellent addition to a behavior modification program for shy or reactive dogs. It’s a fun bonding experience for you and your dog., Their is a bonus too: Dogs go home tired, and it’s pretty easy for the human end of the leash!

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Dog Training…

for BOTH ends
of the leash.

In Shoreline, Mill Creek & East Vancouver Washington we offer Group Dog Training Classes for manners and skills and Private In-home Training.


Manners & Training Docs

Now in East Vancouver at the Humane Society of Southwest Washington Joyce is teaching a Manners Class! Come join the fun and get all your questions answered, get your dog going on the right paw towards being a good family member, get control! Call now to register. New classes start about every 7-8 weeks.

360-639-4746 ext 305


Our  Private Dog Training Program  in the greater Portland/Vancouver WA area usually involves teaching the human end of the leash as well as the dog end.

We specialize in behavior problem solving as well as skills training.

Many difficult dogs simply need clear and consistent rules and direction to be successful with their human family. Almost every dog has the potential to learn.

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Swimming…

Fitness, Fun & Recovery.

Vancouver Washington’s only Warm Water Swim Center for Dogs

Great news: Unsinkable Dogs is now managed by Dogs Gone Swimming Wellness Center. Visit www.dogsgoneswimming.com for swim info and registration.


Our Dog Swimming Videos

Just as for humans, learning to swim can be important for the safety of your dog when around water. Swimming regularly is fabulous exercise for dogs of all ages. It’s ideal for strengthening, conditioning, injury and surgical recovery, arthritic dogs and just plain having fun! Our skilled coaches are ‘hands on’ and swim your dog without flotation devices unless there is a good reason to do so.  

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  • K9 Nose Work ® Event Links & Resources 11/19/2012:   Event Related Links and Documents Click Links Below to open the PDF documents   K9 Nose Work ® Resources K9 Nose Work Blog National Association of Canine Scent Work Home Page Keeping It Cool...[Read More]
  • Becca's first Nose Work Trial 08/15/2012: The following piece was written by one of my students after her first Nose Work trial with her little toy Schnauzer Becca: The night before the trial I heard Becca barking from a distance.  What was she barking about?  Finally discovered she had gotten herself locked in Mom's old bedroom.  Was th...[Read More]