With us on the show is Jacque Tinker, a friend of mine who raises Australian Shepherds and competes in the dog sports of herding and tracking. She lives in Texas with her husband and 6 Aussies, 23 chickens and 10 sheep!
Jacque and her dogs love going out into nature and running tracks. It is relaxing and great exercise. She started participating in tracking tests about 3 years ago and loves the camaraderie of the sport. She’s going to enlighten us on why this is such a great activity for you and your dog.
We’ll also share some of the latest research about a dog’s sense of smell.
Here are some questions we’ll cover:
What is tracking?
Can any dog enter?
Do all dogs pass the test?
How do you teach a dog to track and at what age?
What articles/equipment do you need?
Jacque’s FB page: Australian Shepherd Tracking Group
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