Ok so I'm totally new to tracking. It just sounded like something that would be fun to try and potentially useful during deer season. The more I've looked into it though, it seems like there are a lot of different types of "tracking." People train their dogs to find live people through the air or on the ground, dead people on land or in the water, wounded game by following blood, and drugs/guns in the air.
What I'm wondering is whether the same dog could be taught multiple forms of tracking? I have no interest in finding dead people or drugs, but I think the people tracking of AKC & Schutzhund are cool as well as being able to find a wounded deer. Would I have to train all of these things completely separately from the beginning? Or would she figure out what I want and be able to follow any kind of track human or deer? Sorry if these are dumb questions; I'm just trying to figure this out and the library didn't have any Tracking for Dummies books