Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
No. Nosework and tracking are two completely different sports, and IMO very confusing to cross train. I have heard this from others as well.
Nosework is air scenting and encourages dogs to leave the ground to smell higher for scent. Tracking is ground scenting and the dog is not supposed to leave the ground with his nose.
I would stick to one or the other, personally.
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