Try Tracking! The Puppy Tracking Primer by Carolyn A. Krause
Puppies make great trackers and starting your pup early is fun and helps build your relationship. Learn the basics of track-laying, starting your pup on a track, how to progress and record-keeping. Do it for fun or competition. Good news! Works for any age dog.
Mother Nature equipped our canine companions with an ability to smell that is at least 300 times?some say 1,000 times?more powerful than our own. It is the most important way that your dog gathers information about the world. Tracking is something that comes naturally to each and every dog, no matter what age, what breed or what size. Teaching your dog to track is the perfect to way to spend time together, build your relationship and challenge both of you mentally and physically. You can teach very young puppies to track even before they can start formal obedience training, and Try Tracking methods work with adult dogs too. Why you and your dog should Try Tracking Tracking is fun both you and your dog when you use these positive methods. Any age dog can be taught to track?7 week-old puppies or senior citizens. It improves fitness for both dog and owner You?ll gain a new-found respect for just how smart your dog is.