The Foundations of Competitive Working Dogs with Joanne Fleming - Tracking 2

The Foundations of Competitive Working Dogs with Joanne Fleming - Tracking 2
Well known as a coach and competitor, Joanne's students have achieved multiple high-in-trials, Regional and National wins as well as international placements including the 1997 and 1998 Vice World Working Dog Champion. Joanne's club member and student, Sue Nesbitt, has represented LV America 3 times with two different dogs. Club member Lisa Little will represent LV DVG America in 2013 with her Malinois Hailey.  Joanne has earned the opportunity to represent North America in International competition 7 times, in 2005 with two dogs, a Belgian Malinois and a German Shepherd Dog, receiving the highest placing of any North American in 2005. Having represented LV America at the DVG Bundessieger-Pr├╝fung from 2005-2007, Joanne also won the 2007 LV America Championships with her dog Enno, then went on to place 5th at the DVG BSP in Germany. Joanne has also found time to pick up high-in-trials in both AKC and CKC obedience competition along the way and her students have picked up multiple HIT's and HOT's. Her students are best known for their dogs' animated and very precise obedience and steady, confident tracking.

Learn how to properly construct your track, using serpentines, to minimize handler interference.  Joanne also demonstrates her method of teaching article indication off the track. In addition, how to wean the dog from food and to develop independent problem-solving ability while dealing with changes in terrain and issues of speed and distraction are addressed.  Every tracking or scent work trainer will appreciate the emphasis given to understanding the change in behavior when the dog is working intensely, focused on scent and the careful progression in following scent, rather than simply forging forward down the "track" that is seen in so many systems of training.  Understanding how to navigate a track confidently from the start is the bedrock of Joanne's scent work system.
Chapters include:

  • Introduction
  • Using Serpentines
  • Turns
  • Challenges
  • Articles
  • Removing Food from the Track
  • Grass Tracking
  • Compulsion: Basic Principles
  • Compulsion: The Introduction
  • Complicating the Picture

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