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Old 07-06-2014, 08:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi Everyone,

I have been reading up on this forum for some time now and figured it would be appropriate to begin a new thread to ask for some assistance in my puppy search.

I am looking for a working line puppy that I would like to train in Search & Rescue/Tracking. I would prefer functionality over any specific look, coat, etc. I believe a dog with medium drive would be my preference as both my partner and I are very active and we have a large yard for romping around. Although I would like a working line breed the most important factor would be temperament and for a good companion before all else.

I have done some research on breeders around the Southern Ontario Region, but wanted to get some input from the resident experts .

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Old 07-06-2014, 08:28 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Are you affiliated with a SAR team yet? That would be my first resource. They will be able to guide you to a breeder that produces what is needed.


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there are very very very little prospects into being called out for a search. You must do your proof of interest first as a ground pounder .
There are however other opportunities for dogs with high search skills.
I can recommend tracking clubs .

do you have GSD experience ? do you have tracking training experience.

there is so much to being able to train and read the dog that comes with experience .
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Old 07-06-2014, 08:54 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I would be completely new to it, So it would be a learning experience for me as well. I just have a great desire to learn more about tracking/ search. Would you be able to tell me which tracking clubs you'd suggest?

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sure thing .
Cross Country Tracking Club , is a very friendly , welcoming club that is actively training and holds several tracking trials .
Marie Babin or Sue Coutts would be the ones to contact .
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Sue Coutts CKC tracking rep for Northern Ontario has this blog Birch-Bark Hill . Sue has attend the Urban Tracking Dog Excellent title twice .
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Bowmanville, practically neighbours .

Cross Country Tracking Club is minutes away !!
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Perfect! I'll check them out!


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Old 07-06-2014, 09:33 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Would you happen to know of any potential breeders for a GSD with some tracking potential?


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Try baden kennels If they are still in operation They use to be #3 in the worldwhen mike ran it Very high end dogs military fbi cia state police home land security etc Doubt he sell to you but worth a call
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Carmspack kennel....close to you in Bowmanville. She has posted to you here.

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