“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 November 26, 2018. Information concerning this session can be found on our Winter 2018-2019 class flyer.  It is is ready for download.  Our Fall term of classes will begin the week of September 10, 2018. More information will be available soon.


Our next ORT will be held early in Spring 2019. All three odors will tested. If you have questions or want more information, please contact us.


We will have our next K9 ABC Games™ will be in early 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.


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.

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.

We are pleased to announce a fantastic workshop with Jean Richardson. Jean Richardson is a CNWI, NACSW Certifying Official, and NACSW National Trial Approval Coordinator. She will be presenting a workshop on Monday, August 20, 2018. The workshop is open to anyone competing in Nose Work or interested in competing. Working spots are available for teams that are currently competing. The workshop will focus on Trial Handling Skills and Problem Solving in a Competitive Environment.  The registration information will be available soon. Please contact us for further information.


We currently have three weekends of NACSW sanctioned trials scheduled for 2019. The trials are expected to be in April, June, and August 2019. More information will be available soon.

Our April 7 - 8, 2018 trial was held at Meridian Middle School, Lynden, WA. The premium will be available soon. Registration will open on January 27, 2019 at 9:00 AM (PST). The links for registration will be found below.


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 for our AUGUST 2018 trials will open soon.  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.