“Where the Nose is in the Know”™


Registration is a simple process. Whether for a class, an ORT, a trial, or other special events, you can find it here.


Our Fall 2019 term of classes is scheduled to begin the week of September 16, 2019.  Information concerning this session can be found on our Fall 2019 class flyer.  It is is ready for download.  More information will be available soon.


Our ORT is scheduled to be held September 8, 2019. All three odors will be tested.  The premium is now available. If you have additional questions, please contact us.


We have had three weekends of NACSW sanctioned trials scheduled in 2019. The trials were held in April, June, and August 2019. We plan to hold four trials in 2020.

Our April 6 - 7, 2019 trial was held at Meridian Middle School, Lynden, WA. The premium is available.

Our June 29 - 30, 2019 trial was a Summit League. The two days was held at Mount Baker Junior and Senior High School in Deming, WA. The premium is now available.

We held our August 10 - 11, 2019 Elite and NW3 trials at Meridian High School in Bellingham, WA. The premium is now available.


Volunteers are the only way that a Nose Work trial can succeed. We will hope that you will join us as a volunteer in our upcoming trials.  When accessing the sign-up system (the link below), you will need an Access Code to enter. This access code is: K9NW.

    Sign-up to August Elite and NW3 Trials

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information. In order for a trial to be successful, we need many wonderful people to volunteer. Thank you.


We will have our next K9 ABC Games™ will be on November 24, 2019.  If you are interested in more information about the Games, please visit our website. We hope you can join us for one of our games.


On November 23, 2019, we will again have the pleasure of a workshop with Christina Bunn. This workshop will be held in conjunction with our K9 ABC Games the following day. Registration priority for the workshop will be give to those attending both days. There will be 10 working spaces available. Please contact us for more information. 

On August 12, 2019, we are pleased to have Kimberly Buchanan join us. Kim is one of the core instructors of NACSW.

On July 1, 2019, we had the pleasure of a workshop with Jean Richardson. This workshop will be a must for anyone currently competing and/or wanting to compete. During this incredible workshop. Jean will focus on “Building Skills for Successful K9 Nose Work Competitions”.

We are planning workshops several times in the year 2019.  Please continue to check with us.


Christina Bunn returned to Bellingham for one day workshop. It was held on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Please contact us for further information.

We are so pleased to have had both Steve Austin and Vicki Austin here from Sydney Australia. We strengthened our skills in Scent Detection, learned more about applications for scent work in environmental and ecological situations, and build our general training skills.

Ron Gaunt, co-founder of K9 Nose Work® has been in the Bellingham, WA area on February 17 - 19, 2017. These three days of workshops provided an opportunity to work wth one of the most outstanding professionals in the field of scent work. We hope to have Ron return early in 2018.

Christina Bunn returned to Bellingham for two days of workshops. They were held on March 17 - 18, 2017. Check back in the latter part of 2018 for another opportunity to learn from Christina. Please contact us for further information.

Jean Richardson is a CNWI, NACSW Certifying Official, and NACSW National Trial Approval Coordinator. She presented a workshop on Monday, August 20, 2018. The workshop was open to anyone competing in Nose Work or interested in competing. Working spots were available for teams that are currently competing. The workshop focused on Trial Handling Skills and Problem Solving in a Competitive Environment.  Please contact us for further information.