In AKC Scent Work, dogs search for cotton swabs saturated with the essential oils of Birch, Anise, Clove, and Cypress. The cotton swabs are hidden out of sight in a pre-determined search area, and the dog has to find them.Can I build my own scent work kit?
If you want to give Scent Work a try and don’t want to order a preassembled kit online, you can build your own Scent Work kit using these approved supplies. We’ve created a list of 10 items needed in a Scent Work kit so you can get started and practice at home. In AKC Scent Work, dogs smell for cotton swabs saturated with essential oils.What is scent work for dogs?
Scent Work is all about your dog’s joy of sniffing. In AKC Scent Work, dogs search for cotton swabs saturated with Birch, Anise, Clove, and Cypress essential oils, and alert their handlers of the scent’s location. Two of the most common questions for dog owners interested in this sport are:Which essential oils are in the akc-sc100 kit?
The AKC kit item number AKC-SC100 (blue case), contains Anise, Birch, Clove and Cypress essential oils. This kit includes: The UKC kit item number UKC-SC200 (black case), contains Anise, Birch, Clove, Myrrh and Vetiver essential oils.