Tracking Class Week 5

Today’s class leads to a change in the pecking order for my dogs. We have decided to have Dynamite work the tracks first and then run Dixie shortly afterwards. This is being done to help both dogs. From Dixie’s side…

Tracking Class Week 4 1-5-09

Here we are into a new year and on to class #4 of tracking. We did not have class last week because we were at an agility trial. We did do several days of practice tracks at home. Dixie is…

Tracking Class Week 3 12-22-08

So it is now time for week three of tracking class. I did train my dogs twice this week at home on a serpentine course and a course with some dog legs (45 degree turns). Dixie has continued the same…

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Tracking Class Week 2 12-15-08

It is Monday morning and it is a beautiful day. We are off to attend our second tracking class. This time our class will be in the fields around Dawn’s house in Saylorsburg. We have two sets of fields some…

Tracking Homework Week 1 Day 2 12-11-08

It is now Thursday of the first week and I am going to lay another serpentine track for the dogs to do. The big difference this time is that the track will be in the farmer’s corn field next to…

Dixie Tracking Homework Week 1 12-9-08

Hey there, it is week one of tracking training and yes I have laid a track at home. It is Tuesday and this is my first track I have laid on my own. I laid a track across the front…

Starting Dixie's Tracking Training 12-8-08

For those of you that do not know what tracking is, it is basically the foundation work for search n rescue type things. It is allowing and empowering the dog to use their nose to find (track) a path that…