Canine Tracking Guide: Training the All-Purpose Tracker
by Don Abney, 120 pages, hardcover
Canine Tracking Guide details the two most common uses of the canine nose: following blood trails for wounded game and tracking humans (from lost children and missing hikers, to escaped convicts). The author explains the concept of human scent and how the amazing canine nose functions and then elaborates on the basic training principles, commands, exercises and patterns used in tracking work. Whether a reader is working with hunting dogs, police dogs, cadaver dogs or competition dog, this guide offers the correct information needed for every tracking pursuit.
About the Author
Author Don Abney (New Orleans, LA) is a court certified-expert in the field of canine training and tracking. Abney has been a master trainer in obedience, search and rescue , tracking, hunting and detector dogs for over 25 years.