The new term of Melanie's authentic K9 Nose Work® classes for Beginners (#1 Intro to Nose Work and #2 Intro to Odor) will start Sept 12, 2019 in Gainesville. See days and times below. Please contact me for dates for Green Cove Springs.

Beginner courses run 6 weeks/lessons @ $120 Gainesville and $138 Green Cove Springs.  Intermediate and Advanced classes (Continuing with 1 or more Odors) are on-going and run drop-in style @ $20 per lesson.  Please e-mail me at to let me know you are interested in a specific class.   I'll send you the registration form via email. See course descriptions below the schedule.  Melanie 

Gainesville $120 each course or $20 per lesson

Sunday   9 am      Advanced NW3+

Monday      5 pm        Beginner 1 and Beginner 2.

Monday  6:15 pm  Intermediate - Continuing with 3 Odors & Working                                  toward NW1/NW2

Monday  7:30 pm  Intermediate - Continuing with 2 or more Odors

Tuesday  6 pm      Intermediate - Continuing with 2-3 Odors, Working                                toward NW1/NW2

Tuesday  7:15 pm  BeginnerIntro to Odor-Course 2    

Thursday    1:45 pm     Beginner 2/Intermediate - Continuing with 2 odors

Thursday 3 pm      Beginner 1/2 - Intro to Nose Work and Intro to Odor 

Friday     3 pm      Beginner - Intro to Nose Work-Course 1 & 

                           Beginner - Intro to Odor-Course 2

Friday     6 pm      Intermediate/Advanced - Continuing with 2-3 Odors,                              Working toward NW1, NW2

Saturday   10:30 am   Beginner 1 - Intro to Nose Work  (class currently full)

Saturday    12:00 pm   Beginner 1 - Intro to Nose Work (class currently full)

 Green Cove Springs/Penney Farms $138 per course or   $23/lesson

 Sunday    4 pm      Intermediate & Advanced Continuing with 2-3 Odors 

                            Working toward NW2-NW3+                                 

Tuesday   10 am     Intermediate & Advanced Continuing with 2-3 Odors  

                                Working toward NW2-NW3+



Classes will be held at the Gainesville Eager Pup Studio, and in Green Cove SpringsThe Studio is located at 5000 NW 34th Blvd, Suites 3-4, off the west side of NW 34th St, 3/4 of a mile north of NW 39th Ave.  It sits behind Pizza Hut and Pinch-A-Penny in the Shoppes of Northwood.  Look for the banner that says, "Dog Training."

Eager Pup courses are taught by Melanie Phillpot, CPDT-KA (Certified Professional Dog Trainer), CNWI (Certified [K9] Nose Work Instructor).  Melanie has been teaching puppy, obedience/manners classes, and private behavior lessons since 2006.  She's been actively instructing K9 Nose Work since 2011 and has students at all Nose Work levels!  Due to the needs of tireless, twin, toddler grandsons,   MELANIE HAS CUT BACK TO K9 NOSE WORK CLASSES AND EVENTS ONLY.  Please contact me at with all K9 Nose Work questions! 


Contact Jenny Higgins for puppy, obedience, behavior and Canine Good Citizen classes, and private lessons.