Calm Dog Training Academy 

Isle of Wight based Professional Dog Training
Est. 2007 by Helen and Sami Bull

Tracking Dog Group

TRACKING DOG GROUP

CONTACT HELEN - 01983 241720 OR SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INFORMATION

calmdogtraining@yahoo.co.uk

 

Info

Venue, sessions, times etc all various due to ground/weather restrictions and the need to not use the same venue, as its scent work and therefore the venue needs to be varied.  Join the Facebook page or contact Helen

 

ATTENDANCE RULES


ALL DOGS STAY IN YOUR VEHICLE UNTIL THE TRAINER OR ASSESSOR ASKS FOR YOU TO BRING HIM/HER OUT

TO AVOID SPOILING LAID TRACKS AND THE SESSION FOR DOGS WHO ARE TRACKING, DOGS MAY ONLY SOCIALISE AT THE END OF THE SESSION

ABUSE OF ANY KIND TO ANY DOG WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.  THE ABUSER MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE GROUP

ABUSE OF ANY KIND TO ANY PERSON OR PERSONS, AT THE SESSION, WILL NOT BE TOLERATED, THE ABUSER MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE GROUP

DOGS MUST REMAIN ON LEADS OR TRACKING LINES AT ALL TIMES, UNLESS INSTRUCTED TO DO SO BY THE TRAINER OR ASSESSOR

BITCHS IN SEASON ARE NOT ALLOWED AT TRAINING SESSIONS.  THEY ARE ALLOWED TO ATTEND THE ASSESSMENTS/TESTS

IF YOUR DOG IS PEOPLE AND/OR DOG AGGRESSIVE, HE/SHE MUST BE ASSESSED BY THE TRAINER, BEFORE ATTENDING THE FIRST SESSION

ATTENDANCE AND PARKING IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.  ATTENDING THE SESSIONS, TRAINING EVENTS, TESTS AND ANYTHING ORGANISED BY CALM DOG TRAINING ACADEMY, PROVES YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THE RISKS AND ACCEPT THE LIABILITY

I WOULD LIKE ALL DOGS TO BE COVERED BY THE MINIMUM OF THIRD PARTY INSURANCE

NO DOG MAY ATTEND IF HE/SHE HAS BEEN IN CONTACT WITH ANY CANINE CONTAGIOUS DISEASE OR HAS ITSELF BEEN ILL WITHIN 14 DAYS OF THE SESSION/EVENT

DOGS MAY ONLY BE TRAINED IN CORRECTLY FITTED HARNESSES

DOGS ARE THE HANDLERS RESPONSIBILITY AND MUST BE UNDER CONTROL AT ALL TIMES

PROMPT STARTS TO AVOID DISTURBING A LAID TRACK, THE TRACKING DOG AND ALSO TO AVOID MISSING ANY INFORMATION GIVEN AT THE START OF THE SESSION

NO MOVEMENT OF VEHICLES IS ALLOWED UNTIL THE END OF THE SESSION OR YOU ARE INSTRUCTED TO DO SO BY THE TRAINER

MOBILE PHONES MUST EITHER BE TURNED OFF OR SWITCHED TO SILENT

ALL GATES MUST BE CLOSED DURING THE SESSION

DOGS MUST USE THE DESIGNATED EXERCISE AREA.  PLEASE CLEAR UP AFTER YOUR DOG AND TAKE IT AWAY

ALL GROUP MEMBERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING THEIR RUBBISH AWAY WITH THEM

THANKYOU X

 

PROGRESSION


TRACKING IS USED IN MANY DOG SPORTS:

WORKING TRIALS - A MIXTURE OF OBEDIENCE, AGILITY AND SEARCHING FOR ARTICLES AND PEOPLE

SCHUTZHUND - A MIXTURE OF OBEDIENCE, AGILTIY, POLICE DOG WORK AND BITE WORK

SEARCH AND RESCUE (KNOWN AS SAR) - TRACKING LOST PEOPLE  --- CADAVAR DOG - TO TRACK HUMAN REMAINS

BLOODHOUND TRIALS - TRACKING HUMAN SCENTS

SNIFFER DOGS - DETECTION Of DRUGS, GUNS, EXPLOSIVES etc

CALM DOG TRAINING ACADEMY MEMBERS WILL BE TRAINING TOWARDS THE UK TRACKING DOG ASSOCIATION TESTS (optional)

 

COSTS


£15 PER DOG, PER GROUP SESSION - MAX 2 DOGS PER GROUP - MINIMUM OF AN HOUR.
ITS PER DOG AS EACH DOG TAKES THE SAME LENGTH OF TIME

EACH PERSON IS RESPONSIBLE TO PAY FOR THEIR OWN ASSESSMENT COSTS, AS AND WHEN

Private sessions - £30 per hour per dog

 

EQUIPMENT

CORRECTLY FITTED DOG HARNESS

DOG BOOTS (optional)

TRACKING LINE  (NOT A FLEXI-LEAD)

ARTICLES TO FIND (MIN 5cm sq)

ALL WEATHER GEAR FOR HANDLERS & HELPERS

REWARDS FOR YOUR DOG - BALL, TREATS, TOY ETC

GLOVES

 

FAQS


Any dog breed or cross can do tracking.
A blind dog has just passed the TD level, its all about the nose.
Any age of dog can start.
Bitchs in season cannot train with the group, but can take the test at the end of the assessment day,
Aggressive dogs must be assessed by the trainer before attending.
This is not for dog socialising. Dogs track individually.
The initial track is the dog handlers scent. Progression is to the track layers scent.
At no time will the dogs track animals.
Equipment is required, please discuss this with the trainer before buying anything.
Times and places tbc - any ideas please get in touch
Volunteer dogless helpers needed, please get in touch

VOLUNTEERS AND HELPERS REQUIRED, TASKS:

VOLUNTEERS AND HELPERS ARE NEEDED FOR HELP IN THE FOLLOWING TASKS:-

MISPERS - MISSING PERSONS
TRACKLAYERS
MOCK JUDGES
MOCK ASSESSORS
GATE DUTY
FIRST AIDERS
CANIINE FIRST AIDER

 

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