Category Archives: Community Outreach

AKC Scentwork Workshops     Oriole Dog Training Club     July & August

ODTC is pleased to announce the following 4 Nosework Workshops focusing on Buried Hides and Handler Discrimination.  Each workshop is limited to 8 working teams; one dog per handler.  Auditors are unlimited.

The cost of these workshops is as follows:

$10 Contributing Members

$15 Training Members

$20 Non Members

$5 Auditor 

Note that payment is due online at the time of your registration.

Registration for members will begin on Saturday, 7/23 at 6am.  Any remaining spots will be offered to the public on Monday, 7/25 at 6am.

Buried Hides with Shirley Harry and Jacqui Reardon

The Buried search element is one of the searches in the AKC Odor Search Division.  This element simulates the task of Human Remains Dogs to search for scents that have been buried under the ground or submerged under water.  

Tuesday, July 26, 6:30-8:30 – Novice (sand)

Tuesday, August 2, 6:30-8:30 – Advanced (water)

Handler Discrimination with Deborah Dean and Jacqui Reardon

This search element is offered through the AKC Handler Discrimination Division.  The target scent is the handler’s scent rather than the odor of an essential oil.

Thursday, July 28, 6:30-8:30 – Novice (cotton glove or sock)

Thursday. August 4, 6:30-8:30 – Advanced (cotton ball or cotton swab)

All workshops are limited to 8 dog/handler working teams.  One dog per handler.  Auditors are unlimited.

To register for the workshops, click the names/dates below:

Buried Hides Workshop 7-26
AUDIT – Buried Hides Workshop 7-26

Buried Hides Workshop 8-2
AUDIT – Buried Hides Workshop 8-2

Handler Discrimination Workshop 7-28
AUDIT – Handler Discrimination Workshop 7-28

Handler Discrimination Workshop 8-4
AUDIT – Handler Discrimination Workshop 8-4

Please review our covid policy before attending the workshops:

ODTC Covid Policies

Jacqueline Reardon, CNWI, ORT Judge #397

  •  All ODTC policies including our Covid policy will be in effect.
  • Location (Address):9 Azar Court, Halethorpe, MD 21227
  • No refunds unless there is a waiting list, or you find a replacement.
  • $5.00 for any clean-up of dog accidents
  • Only non-crumbly treats may be used, and all dogs must be crated when not working
  • Email all questions to either: or