Tracking, Trailing & Locating

Trailing & Locating - 6 Weeks

Instructor: Chikki Mair and Sean P. Kent

This course is done offsite, 5 minutes away from training hall

The purpose of Trailing & Locating is to determine the abilities of all breeds of dogs to track/trail and locate a quarry of rats above ground. Imagine a track laid by a live rat, or rat scent to be followed by your dog to find the caged rat and identify the location to the handler - HOW FUN IS THAT! An ideal sport for earth dogs, Barn Hunters, And Trackers who are ready to try a fun and rewarding NEW Performance Event.

Class Start:
Intro to Trailing & Locating - Thursday August 19, 2021 @ 6:45 PM
Intro to Trailing & Locating - Wednesday, August 25, 2021 @ 1:00 PM
***No prerequisite

Next Steps Trailing & Locating - Thursday, August 26, 2021 @ 5:30 PM
***Must have done the Intro Course

Advanced Trailing & Locating - Wednesday, August 25, 2021 @ 10:30 AM 
***Must have completed both Intro and Next Steps

Intro to Tracking

Instructor: Suzanne Wiebe

The sport of tracking harnesses that natural ability by demonstrating the dog’s ability to follow the scent of one particular person, the tracklayer, over various kinds of terrain. Communication between dog and handler is of utmost importance. A great outdoor sport for you and your dog

Class Start:
Saturday, July 31 @ 5:00 PM
Friday, August 13, 2021 @ 1:00 PM 

Next Steps Tracking

Instructor: Suzanne Wiebe

In the next steps, we move forward with the skills acquired in Intro to Tracking and increase the degree of difficulty. The sport of tracking harnesses that natural ability by demonstrating the dog’s ability to follow the scent of one particular person, the tracklayer, over various kinds of terrain. Communication between dog and handler is of utmost importance. A great outdoor sport for you and your dog
Pre-requisite – Intro to Tracking

Class Start:
Tuesday, August 3 @ 7:15 PM
Saturday, August 7 @ 3:45 PM

Tracking Continued

Instructor: Suzanne Wiebe

***Description Pending
Pre-requisite – Next Steps Tracking

Class Start: 
Tuesday, July 27 @ 4:30 PM