Copper the Golden Retriever’s first track

The other week I convinced my darling wife to do some tracking work with me and our 6 year old Golden Retriever, Copper. Copper is a goof ball. My wife affectionately calls him the Golden Oaf. Since he loves us so much, I knew we could channel his desire to be with us into some […]

Sadie’s first time tracking

Sadie getting ready for her track

I had the awesome opportunity to visit my parents today and convinced them to let me teach them how to track with their dog, Sadie. Sadie is a stray that came up to their house one day and now has a loving home with them. This was both […]

Scout working a track

Below is a short video of Scout completing a track. This is probably her 5th or 6th track ever. I told my lovely assistant to go hide and gave her some time to set up before I gave Scout the “seek” command.

She did pretty well. You can tell she lost it for a […]

Tracking, its like hide and seek for grown ups with dogs

Tracking is one of my favorite activities to do with my dogs since I was introduced to it in October. Its actually way easier than I thought it would be. Before I actually tried it first hand I had read that you have to train them from puppy hood by moving their food a little […]