About Tracking track

You may have noticed your dog has a keen sense of smell – 100,000 times stronger than humans – and it makes him naturally “nosey.” That strong sense of smell is the reason why dogs are well suited for emergency search-and-rescue work. Other scent-careers include bomb and narcotics detection in Law Enforcement as well as medical alert service dogs.

So what do you do with your ever-nosey dog? Get him involved in AKC Tracking where he can sniff and smell to his heart’s content and demonstrate his natural ability to recognize and follow a scent. It’s a perfect way for you and your dog to enjoy many hours together, outside in the fresh air, honing his natural abilities.

Tracking at BOTC

2019 TD/TDX is history but looking forward to the 2020 tracking test being held on May 3. Check here for premium in the Spring! 2019 VST tracking test has also passed. Our 2020 VST test to be held on the beautiful UVM campus will take place on June 6, 2020. Please check back here for premium later.

More about Tracking

For more information about AKC Tracking, you can go to the source! AKC's Tracking Program

BOTC Tracking Trial results

Browse our archive of Tracking Trial results on This Page.

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