“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.


The new term of K9 Nose Work® classes will begin the week of 19 March 2018. Information concerning this session can be found on our Spring 2018 class flyer.  It is is ready for download


Our next ORT will be held in Fall 2018. All three odors were tested. The premium is now available for our February 2018 ORT. If you have questions or want more information, please contact us.


We will have our next K9 ABC Games™ in May 2018.  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.


Nose Work Magic is always offering workshops and seminars.  Future workshops and seminar will be announced when they become available. Please continue to check with us.

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 2017 for another opportunity to learn from Christina. Please contact us for further information.


We currently have three weekends of NACSW sanctioned trials scheduled for 2018. The trials are expected to be in April, June, and August 2018. More information will be available soon.

In 2018, we are planning three weekends of trials The first trials (NW1 and NW2) will be on April 7 - 8, 2018. The second trials (NW3 and Elite) will be on June 23 - 24, 2018.  The third trials (NW3 and Elite) will be August 2018.

Our April 7 - 8, 2018 trial will be held at Meridian Middle School, Lynden, WA. The premium is now available for this trial. Registration will open on January 22, 2018 at 9:00 AM (PST). The links for registration are found below.

        NW1 Trial - April 7, 2018 (Saturday)

                WAITLIST - NW1

        NW2 Trial - April 8, 2018 (Sunday)

                WAIT LIST - NW2

Our June 23 - 24, 2018 trials will be held at the Meridian High School, Bellingham, WA. The premium is now available. Registration will open on April 16, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. (PDT).

        Elite Trial - June 23, 2018 (Saturday)

                WAITLIST - Elite

        NW3 Trial - June 24, 2018 (Sunday)

                WAITLIST - NW3

Our August 18 - 19, 2018 trials will be held at Kendall Elementary School, Maple Falls, WA. The premium will be available soon. Registration for both August trials will open on June 11, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. (PDT).


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. Registration for volunteers is now open for the AUGUST 2017 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 Volunteer

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.