Shanna Chynoweth is a Certified Nose Work Instructor (CNWI) with the National Association of Canine Scent Work LLC, a Certified Professional Dog Trainer (CPDT-KA), and holds professional membership with both the APDT (Association of Pet Dog Trainers) and the CAPPDT (Canadian Association of Professional Pet Dog Trainers).
As a leader in the scent work community, Shanna was the first to teach scent detection classes in the province of Alberta in 2011 and her classes continue to be in high demand in Calgary. Continuing to keep current on all of the different scent training methodologies and incorporating them into class settings ensure her students and dogs are successful.
Shanna is a CKC Scent Detection Trial judge, an SDDA All Levels level Judge, C-WAGS Scent Detection judge and Certifying Official for UKC Nosework. Additionally, she was past Vice-President of Sniff Alberta (UKC nosework club), and is involved with Sporting Detection Dogs Association (SDDA) as a competitor and trial host.
Shanna was the first to teach scent detection classes in the province of Alberta in 2011 and her classes continue to be in high demand in Calgary. Her GSD Koda was the first dog in Alberta to get her UKC Novice Nosework title while her NSDTR Nicholas earned his SDDA Master Championship and Elite title on the same day. Her students have earned numerous titles and championships in SDDA (Starter level to Elite), UKC (Novice to Masters), C-WAGS and SDS.
Proof of vaccination from all students will be required at your next class (or first class):
-single dose accepted between September 20 and October 25 if received 2 weeks before time of service
-double doses required after October 25
-If medically exempt documentation of a medical exemption
-If not vaccinated then proof of a privately-paid negative PCR or rapid test within 72 hours of each weekly class (tests from AHS or Alberta Precision Laboratories not allowed)