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Welcome to Scentwork UK

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Immerse yourself in the world of Scentwork UK, the hub of sniffing adventures for dogs in the United Kingdom

There’s never been a better time to dive into Scentwork UK. 

Dive into the Fun-Filled Universe of Scentwork UK!

So, are you ready to embark on an olfactory adventure? Dive in, have fun, and witness firsthand the remarkable bond that develops when you and your dog sync in the world of scent. Believe us; once you start, there’s no turning back! Welcome aboard!

What is Scentwork

Welcome to the fascinating world of Scentwork UK, a game of hide and seek that taps into your pet’s most powerful sense – their extraordinary sense of smell.
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SWUK Trials

If you are interested in participating in a Scentwork UK Trial, we invite you to explore our forthcoming events.
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SWUK Results

Get all the latest SWUK Results from your trial or check out results from other trials.
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SWUK Education

If your interests lie in becoming a Scentwork UK trainer, judge, or trial manager, we encourage you to explore our schedule of courses and workshops tailored for these roles.
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SWUK Registration

Register with Scentwork UK to access Trials all over the country.
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About SWUK

Scentwork UK has been established with the mission of advancing and cultivating the dog sport and training the activity of nose work across the UK. If you are looking to get involved take a look around.

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Rules & Points

Scentwork UK offers 16 Levels of progression. Progression is by passing the individual levels at any trial organised by Scentwork UK against a consistent national standard.

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SWUK Trials

If you are interested in participating in a Scentwork UK Trial, we invite you to explore our forthcoming events. Additionally, you can peruse the outcomes of our previous trials for your reference.

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SWUK Results

Get all the latest Scentwork UK Results from your trial or check out results from other trials.

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Find a Trainer

We have a huge database of trainers across the country providing regular Scentwork UK training classes. Look on the map to find contact information for your nearest trainer in your area.

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SWUK Education

If your interests lie in becoming a Scentwork UK trainer, judge, or trial manager, we encourage you to explore our schedule of courses and workshops tailored for these roles.

Your Journey with Scentwork UK: A Four-Step Guide
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Research & Familiarise

Begin by exploring the Scentwork UK website and resources. Gain a basic understanding of what scent work entails and its benefits for both handler and dog. This foundational knowledge will help you gauge if it's the right fit for you and your pet.

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Find a SWUK Trainer

Locate a qualified Scentwork UK trainer or instructor near you.
They will offer structured lessons and invaluable hands-on experience, ensuring you and your dog learn the correct techniques from the very start so you can enjoy your journey with confidence.

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Enter Your First Trial

Once you feel confident in your skills, take the leap and sign up for a Scentwork UK Level 1 trial.
This will provide a taste of the competitive aspect of scent work and offer a benchmark to measure your progress.

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Volunteer at a Local Trial

Enhance your knowledge by volunteering at local Scentwork UK trials. Witnessing first hand how trials are run and observing seasoned competitors can offer invaluable insights. It's also a great way to connect with the community and learn more about the sport.

Embarking on this journey with Scentwork UK is about more than just competition; it’s about strengthening the bond with your dog and immersing yourself in a passionate and supportive community. Enjoy each step!