Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Victoria, Australia
Tracking Vs Snake Season
i will be asking at my club on friday, but may i ask here also. For those of us, who live in snake infested areas. How do you train/how would you train a dog to avoid snakes?
Im trying to be a good student, last week, was tracking daily, this week, my brother in law's dog died on tuesday from a tiger snake bite. And suddenly im not so keen on tracking! As my dog is curious about snakes. Whilst i have boots on, he does not.
any suggestions? i was wondering about e collar 'act of god' style aversive applied by my trainer, not me. But is there any other method that is effective? Ive gone all fearful on tracking, and my dog keeps circling back to me, sensing something is wrong.