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Old 04-07-2014, 07:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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AKC allows air scenting. IPO does not. I would not start a dog in nosework if my goals were to teach tracking. Tracking is scent discrimination, but it is thru footsteps(crushed vegetation or disturbed ground) and trailing, not so much finding a spot where a particular scent is hidden/ a dog would be trained to seek out certain odors isn't so much tracking but detecting.
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