An incorrect approach to training dogs in tracking can lead to a confused animal and a frustrated handler. The dog's ability to follow a scent is far beyond what humans are capable of, yet unless a handler can make the dog understand which scent he is to follow, failure is bound to follow. Gerritsen and Haak's methods are based on acquiring a clear understanding of what is involved in tracking, what the dog's scent capabilities really are, and what conditions can affect the dog's tracking ability, and how. From this background, handlers can choose from a variety of methods to train their dog to track.A Complete Manual for Theory and Training Resi Gerritsen, Ruud Haak ... In a lot of sport training for tracking one uses meat all sorts (from tripe to sausages), cheese or dog cookies to get the doga#39;s attention onto the track and entice him workanbsp;...
|Title||:||K9 Professional Tracking|
|Author||:||Resi Gerritsen, Ruud Haak|
|Publisher||:||Brush Education - 2001-01-01|