Target odors for competition in NACSW Trials are made using 100% cotton swabs, cut in half and scented with one of the three essential oils: Birch, Anise, and Clove.


Birch (“Sweet Birch” aka Betula Lenta)

Anise (“Aniseed” aka Pimpinella Anisum variety – NOT Star Anise, Illicium Verum)

Clove (“Clove Bud” aka Eugenia Caryophylatta or Syzgium Aromaticum)


All Good Dogs, LLC is an NACSW authorized vendor. All Good Dogs is also the provider of the official odors and kits used in NACSW Trials.

All Good Dogs, LLC

Nose Work oils, scented cotton swabs and other accessories produced by All Good Dogs, LLC are to be used to train for success and fun in the sport and activity of K9 Nose Work! Cotton swabs may be used multiple times. Keep away from open flames and hot or cold temperature extremes. Please do not allow your dog to ingest the oils or other parts as they are not for human or animal consumption. If you have any other health concerns, please consult your Veterinarian.

How to Make Scented Swabs