Try Tracking!: The Puppy Tracking Primer

Try Tracking!: The Puppy Tracking Primer

  • Publish Date: 2005-06-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Carolyn A Krause
Brand: Dogwise
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Your dog is a nose with legs! 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 these positive 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 track6 week-old puppies on up to senior citizens. -It improves fitness for both dog and owner! -It is mentally stimulating for both of you. -Youll gain a new-found respect for just how smart your dog is. Praise for Try Tracking Whether the handlers track for a fun experience with their dogs or desire to pursue an AKC tracking title, Try Tracking provides them with an easily followed method of training...A concise program to train your dog in the spot of tracking that includes excellent tips that will help avoid common mistakes. Bob Brown, AKC Tracking Judge An excellent book that explains how to teach, motivate and solve problems in training a puppy - or adult dog - to track. Every aspect of tracking is covered, from terminology to incrementally teaching each week's lesson. One of the highlights is the sidebars with tips that make training a puppy to track a delight! DeeDee Rose, AKC Obedience and Tracking Judge Active dogs need jobs. Tracking provides all-important mental stimulation and challenge for both canine and human. Try Tracking emphasizes positive reinforcement with food, toys and play and helps build relationships based on mutual trust. Pat Miller author of Positive Perspectives: Love Your Dog Train Your Dog

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