Tracking

Tracking

Tracking is a canine sport that demonstrates a dog’s natural ability to recognize and follow a scent, and is the foundation of canine search and rescue work. In tracking the dog is completely in charge, because only he knows how to use his nose to find and follow the track. For many, the greatest pleasure of tracking are the hours spent outside, training and interacting with their dogs.

 

Intro To Tracking

This class will introduce handlers to the sport of tracking, how to begin, how to progress and the rules. Class will be a combination of lecture and hands on training.  This class is for people with no tracking experience.

Please register for only one session. Note class location and date.

New Session!

Instructor: Jane Craig
Students: Limited to 4 students
Duration: Saturday September 25 and October 2, 2021 from 8:00-10:00 am
Location: Timer Powers Park, Indiantown FL
Cost: $45 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteer hours within the last 12 months)

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New Session!

Instructor: Fran Smith
Students: Limited to 4 students
Duration: Thursday October 21 and October 28, 2021 from 5:00-7:00pm
Location: Lake Lytal Park, West Palm Beach
Cost: $45 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteer hours within the last 12 months)
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Intro To Tracking 2

This class will introduce the handlers on how to lay a track, how to progress to longer tracks, duration and what are the next steps to continue.

Prerequisites: Must have taken the Intro to Tracking class or instructor approval for equivalent
Materials Required: Non-restrictive harness and a 6 to 10 foot leash

Instructor: TBD
Students: Limited to 6 students
Duration: TBD
Location: TBD in Palm Beach County
Cost: $65 (20% discount for members who worked 20 volunteer hours within the last 12 months)