A Working Dog Brag

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  1. Keechak

    Keechak Aussie Obssessed

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    Here is an illustration of the track Hawkeye did today at SAR training. It's estimated to be around a mile long. And he was fantastic, I am just so ecstatic about how well he worked, he also found the one article that the victim dropped. This is the longest track he's ever done. It was a semi blind track too, meaning I didn't know exactly where it went so I couldn't subconsciously help him but every several hundred feet the victim left a tiny piece of blaze orange tape around a tree branch to let me know we were still on the trail. I even got a bit lost since I didn't have a map of the area and I had to just trust my dog, and he didn't steer me wrong!

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    AdrianneIsabel Glutton for Crazy

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    That is amazing! Great job!
     
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    Cali Mae Little dog, big voice

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    I'm not into tracking, but that sounds incredibly impressive! Huge congrats! Hawkeye seems to be such a talented dog, and it's clear that you do so much work with him, and your other Aussies. :)
     
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    Congratulations! Impressive!
     
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    meepitsmeagan Meagan & The Cattle Dog Crew

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    Way to go, Hawk!
     
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    Super impressive!!
     
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    That's incredible! You must have been pumped!
     
  8. Keechak

    Keechak Aussie Obssessed

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    I can't have ever dreamed for a better dog than him, he's my go to boy and is always eager to train and work.
     
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    Keechak Aussie Obssessed

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    I couldn't stop smiling I was so pleased. :D
     
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    Keechak Aussie Obssessed

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    I just got the verification from the victims GPS sent to me. It was exactly 1 mile!

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    That is awesome! I have a friend who does SAR and we got together to work our dogs a couple times. Coda's an air scenting dog (or something like that... so he works without a line) it was pretty darn cool to watch him work my scent when he got close enough. My only experience with tracking is sport tracking.

    Way to go Hawk!
     
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    Way to go Hawk! I so want to try nosework/scenting with Hudson sometime. It looks so cool.
     
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    Congratulations!!! He's done an awesome job. :)
     
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    Keechak Aussie Obssessed

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    SAR trailing training really hasn't been any different than it was training for his TD titles.
     

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