Barn Hunt is a modern dog sport that draws inspiration from the vermin hunting work performed by farm dogs and itinerant rat catching dog-human teams of the past. It is a dynamic and strategic game that incorporates elements of scentwork, agility and dog-human teamwork, and no rats are harmed. This course will introduce you to the basics while discussing how conformation dogs can benefit from this sport.
|While it’s important for your dog to have the skills to succeed in the show ring, they also need to be a dog that you want to live with the rest of the time. Having a good foundation of basic skills opens up you and your dog’s world. Being able to go for a nice walk to burn off some energy before the show or having a dog that can calmly lay down under the table while you grab some lunch with friends before Groups may sound like a pipe dream, but they are totally achievable goals. Learn how to set your dog up for success and have great manners in and out of the ring!|