“Sniffari” Behavior Walk

Sniffy walk with Piko and it helps me reduce his barking and stranger danger anxiety.
SNIFFARI – It’s a Sniffy Walk!

Additional Training & Enrichment Option

This service is booked from October – May and in Circle C and Shady Hollow. A recent study tracked a dog’s pulse rate, in relation to the length of the leash and sniffing time. It concluded that sniffing and shaking it off cause a lowering of pulse rate. The more intensely dogs were engaged in the sniffing behavior, the more their pulse rates lowered.

If your dog seems hyperactive, reactive, or overwhelmed with on walks, try a sniffy walk to allow them to decompress, and use their seeking system.

A sniffy walk is a type of canine enrichment, which allows dogs to engage in their innate behaviors, making them more likely to be physically, emotionally, and mentally satisfied.

Did You Know? A dog cannot be stressed at the same time they’re using its seeking system (sniffing).

PHYSICAL HEALTH

Physical Exercise

Daily low-impact exercise is key for bone and muscle health throughout the dog’s lifespan. A daily walk of at least 30 minutes a day is recommended.

MENTAL ENRICHMENT

Stimulate the Mind

Allowing a dog to positively engage all of their senses under their stress threshold, experience new sights smells, and sounds can actually calm and enrich their mind resulting in a happy and focused dog.

EMOTIONALLY SATISFIED

Innate Behaviors

Research says dogs cannot be stressed at the same time they’re using their seeking system (sniffing). They have up to 300 million olfactory receptors in their noses. The part of a dog’s brain that is devoted to analyzing smells is about 40 times greater than ours. Sniffing is a natural behavior that all dogs NEED to display to be healthy.

CONFIDENT & CALM

Training: Practice and Repetition

Training in new environments with others makes a dog more confident, calm and encourages independence. Make the most out of time and money invested into your dog by giving your dog opportunities to become calm and confident.

DETAILS & COST

In-home service Trainer+Dog 40 min sniffy walk. If concerned about a single behavior the 8-pack is recommended. This has helped many clients keep their dog’s training up to date, and tires out the high-energy dog.

Walks on Mondays/Fridays: Midday Time

Monthly 8-pack walks $343 / Single $45

Behaviors Cue Options Practiced*:

  • Sit
  • Wait
  • Touch
  • Recall
  • Attention
  • Go Sniff or Find It

*Please provide special training food if needed, especially if your dog has done “reactivity training.”

Clients Schedule Here

If you are new to Fetch Worthy, choose “Initial Dog Training Inquiry” to get started!

Shelly Haines leads Stevie the dog in leash training.
Train with Shelly!