Posts with tag tracking

A Belgian Tervuren pup is introduced to tracking. Photo by Tom Eldredge.

Crosstraining Your Show Puppy: Part III

In addition to obedience and agility, you might also want to consider introducing your show prospect to tracking. A big problem that many exhibitors fuss over with their dogs is sniffing in the ring. This is generally more of an issue outdoors. Even a mature, experienced show dog may try to sniff out the huge… read more


Connecticut Vet ‘Listens’ to Her Dogs When It Comes to Performance Events

Heather Rife, D.V.M., just might be a modern-day Dr. Doolittle. The East Haven, Conn., veterinarian can hear what her dogs tell her. OK, they don’t bark or whine to let her know which performance events and other canine activities they want to do. Nor do they speak English. But she watches their reactions, gauges their… read more