The Basset Hound can participate in many activities.  This is the School to get started in obedience, tracking,  scent work, and hunting performance tests.


 

Course 401
Tracking with a Basset Hound
  Workbook Course

This Course is designed to give you the information and experience necessary to become familiar with all levels of tracking tests.*

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Tracking from the Ground Up
by Sandy Ganz & Sue Boyd.
Revised  edition. Show Me Publications, 1992.  Available in print or downloadable format from www.amazon.com or in print from www.dogwise.com.
Tracking from the Ground Up and Tracking with a Basset Hound discuss methods for preparing you and your dog for a test. 

 

 

Tracking with a Basset Hound by Ruth Paule

Ruth Paule was a pioneer in the sport of tracking and her methods are very helpful.  This booklet was originally published in 1979.  It has been reformatted for this Flipbook.  There have been AKC rules changes since the original publication.  Be sure to familiarize yourself with current AKC Tracking Regulations.)

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Tracking with a Basset CD
produced by the Basset Hound Club of America
This CD was prepared as an accompaniment to Tracking with a Basset by Ruth Paule.
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Note:  This is a rather old video - the sound and picture quality are not as good as we would like.
*Additional texts are required for this course.  As they are copyrighted material, we have included the information required for you to obtain the material.

 

 

Tracking Regulations (AKC)

This booklet is available at www.akc.org in a downloadable PDF at no charge.  This booklet is a must have if you are aiming for a Tracking Title.

AKC Tracking Regulations tells you the specifics of what you must accomplish and what your dog must pass in order to attain its title.

 
Course 401 Comparison Quiz

Tracking with a Basset Ganz/Boyd T/F

Course 401 Tracking TD Quiz

401 Matching Questions Ganz/Boyd

Course 401 Tracking TDX Quiz

401 Multiple Choice Ganz/Boyd

Course 401 Tracking VST Quiz Tracking from the Ground Up
 Tracking with a Basset Ruth Paule Tracking wth a Basset Craig Green


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This Course is designed to teach you about
 scent work with your dog. *  

This workbook course is not designed as a flipbook.   

After you have studied the book, Scent and the Scenting Dog, print the Flashcards which you may download here in a PDF file and review them.

(Print pages front & back starting with page 7 & cut them out.)

*An additional text is required for this course.  As it is copyrighted material, we have included the information required to obtain the book, Scent and the Scenting Dog.


 

Scent and the Scenting Dog

by William G. Syrotuck 

Barkleigh Productions, Inc.   

This book is available in print or downloadable format at www.amazon.com.

 

 

 

This Course is designed to give you the information & insight necessary to compete in the Hunting Performance Test.

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Current Hunting Performance Test Rules are available at www.basset-bhca.org (The Basset Hound Club of America website) in a downloadable PDF at no charge.

 If you are going to compete - this is a must have.

Course 404 Quiz


This Course is designed to give you information to start your Basset Hound in Obedience and its various levels. 

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Additional texts are not required for this course.  If you plan to or are thinking of competing in Obedience or Rally, you should be familiar with current AKC Rules and Regulations regarding these events.


AKC Obedience Rules and Regulations

If you wish to compete in Obedience or Rally, a copy of the current AKC Obedience Rules and Regulations  (including Rally) is a must have.

This booklet is available at www.akc.org in a downloadable PDF at no charge.


If you would like to continue to learn about the Basset Hound, explore the other schools available on the BHU website.   Though your interest may be only in a specific performance event, you might be surprised how helpful it is to understand the physical and mental aspects of the Basset Hound and how that applies to your area of interest. 
Information regarding future events, membership in the BHCA, finding a reputable BHCA Member Breeder, and information regarding the BHCA Member Clubs is available on the BHCA Website.

The Basset Hound Club of America Website:

 www.basset-bhca.org

The American Kennel Club website also provides a wealth of information.  Visit the AKC Website at:

www.akc.org

Thank you for taking time to learn more about this wonderful breed.

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