St. Jude Sniffathon 2023

New England Scent Dogs’ first annual Sniffathon to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Date: Sunday, March 5
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: 30 Merchants Drive, Walpole, MA
Cost: $60 nonrefundable donation

Each team will get 5-6 searches. All 3 odors will be used (Birch, Anise, Clove). Searches will be done back to back, with the possible exception of the exterior search. Max 50 dogs. Levels offered:

  • Beginner: 1-2 hides per search, all hides accessible, no distractors in containers, handler knows the number of hides.
  • Advanced: 1-3 hides per search, some hides may be inaccessible, containers will include distractors, handler does not know the number of hides (can choose to ask the #).

Run orders for Sniffathon:

Run TimeHandler nameDog nameLevel
9:00 AMRegula EllardZivaBeginner
9:07 AMChristine KurkerMasqueradeBeginner
9:14 AMBrenda MelloTankBeginner
9:21 AMLisa ZaisTajBeginner
9:28 AMDawn AugerZoraBeginner
9:35 AMEmily DavisMazeBeginner
9:42 AMBarbara BrownChowdahBeginner
9:49 AMLynne TorreySchultzieBeginner
9:56 AMMichele RuestLucaBeginner
10:03 AMKatie LynchOpalBeginner
10:10 AMCarol SoeldnerButtzBeginner
10:17 AMLiz LynchStewieBeginner
10:24 AMWendy PachecoFredBeginner
10:31 AMMichele RuestZuvaBeginner
10:38 AMDebbi BakerRaMonaBeginner
10:45 AMIna RabinovichDoryBeginner
10:52 AMBREAK  
11:15 AMKaren DavitoKaboomAdvanced
11:23 AMDebbi BakerTillyAdvanced
11:31 AMCarol SoeldnerChirpAdvanced
11:39 AMIna RabinovichBenAdvanced
11:47 AMMichele RuestWaylonAdvanced
11:55 AMJanice PierTravisAdvanced
12:03 PMSue WolfmanGracieAdvanced
12:11 PMPatty SontagCatcherAdvanced
12:19 PMBrian HealySpencerAdvanced
12:27 PMDebbie KiernanSadieAdvanced
1:00 PM30 MIN BREAK 
1:08 PMLaura SolodPixieAdvanced
1:16 PMJudy FischbachJosie/RubyAdvanced
1:24 PMJoanne LaBarreCeilidhAdvanced
1:32 PMCarol CoffeyFin/RosieAdvanced
1:40 PMChristine HeyworthTreyAdvanced
1:48 PMDeb VigeantLaylaAdvanced
1:56 PMMaureen GonzalezWyattAdvanced
2:04 PMJudy FischbachJosie/RubyAdvanced
2:12 PMKathleen BrodieDemiAdvanced
2:20 PMKristine SklenakMykytaAdvanced
2:28 PMCarol CoffeyFin/RosieAdvanced
2:36 PMDonna HakalaMagicAdvanced
2:44 PMEllen BarnabyNellieAdvanced
2:52 PMGillian SandersRoseAdvanced
3:00 PMAndrea HourihanOdinAdvanced
3:08 PMSheila BennettDeclanAdvanced
3:16 PMTeri MacMillanTavoAdvanced
3:24 PMTheresa LangelierAugustaAdvanced
3:32 PMTina BinheimerMaverickAdvanced
3:40 PMLaurie GreaneyMaiaAdvanced
3:48 PMLinda MezynskiDaisyAdvanced
3:56 PMSarah CommerfordCassieAdvanced
4:04 PMJennifer ThomasAnnieAdvanced

Fill out the form below to enter the Sniffathon:

Best number to reach you at on Sniffathon day.
See above for descriptions of levels.
I/We hereby assume all risks of, and responsibility for, accidents and/or damage to myself or to my property or to others, resulting from the actions of my dog / me. I/We expressly agree that Anne Steciw, New England Scent Dogs, Regula Ellard, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, or any other person, or persons of said groups, shall not be held liable personally, or collectively, under any circumstances, for injury, and/or damage to my person, for loss or injury to my property, whether due to uncontrolled dogs or negligence of any member of said groups, or any other cause, or causes. Owner hereby certifies that Owner has read and understands this Waiver and Release of Liability and the regulations set forth above. By checking "I agree to waiver", Owner agrees to be bound by its terms and conditions.
I understand I will be making a nonrefundable donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital as payment for my spot in the Sniffathon.