Intro to Odour + Continuing Nosework

For current Intro to Odour and Continuing Nose Work students as well as former Intro to Nose Work students. 

nosework champion!

Taught by Lia Bijsterveld, CNWI

Lia is an Certified Nose Work Instructor, by the National Association of Canine Scent Work (NASCW). She is currently training 3 dogs in Nose Work and competes in trials in Canada and the US. Lia takes part in many Nose Work instructional and fun events to build her experience and knowledge.

In addition, Lia is an AKC and CKC earthdog judge, exhibitor and coach. Earthdog is much like Nose Work in that it takes advantage of the dogs’ natural instincts and abilities. Lia has a great deal of experience helping terriers and dachshunds discover their innate abilities.

Currently, she has also participates in Competitive Obedience, Rally, Agility, and Therapy work. She has also taken part in herding, draft, and retriever hunt tests. Lia currently has a Labrador Retriever and two Border Terriers.


Class Details


  • Intro to Nose Work required to take Intro to Odour class; Intro to Odour required to take Continuing Nose Work class


  • First set of core vaccines
  • Either positive titer results or up to date core vaccines

In between turns dogs are required to be crated or in your vehicle, no exceptions. This allows all dogs to be able to participate in class.

Unfortunately we cannot accommodate dogs who are aggressive towards people.

Class size: Maximum 6 students

Class length: 1.5 hours every week for 6 consecutive weeks.

Cost: $150


Please email Lia at or contact her on Facebook


Class Schedule

Monday: 4:30-6pm

Monday: 6:30-8pm