The "I'm not dead yet" Administrator.
Join Date: May 2002
I have always been taught, when doing scent work, that if the dogs nose and scent receptors get dry they cannot scent as well. Depending in the day, I always water my dog every 45 minutes. But I also preload in the heat.
Breaking for water also forces the dog and handler to stop, assess and reboot.
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