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Nanyima City Clan and my Son, Mitchell gained their first Tracking Qualification last weekend at the Tracking Trial. 


Photo taken at the presentation:  Rosemary Lahz, Judge; Mitchell Gorey and Nanyima City Clan "Clancy".  Way to go Boys!!!!

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Comment by Chantal McIlveen-Wright on June 10, 2011 at 3:34am
Congratulations Clancy, very well done!!!!
Comment by graham edwards on June 10, 2011 at 4:32am

well done to your son Mitchell and Clancy give them my congratulations. What is involved in tracking, I don't know much about it.


Comment by Peter Hennig on June 10, 2011 at 5:19am
AWESOME well done you must be thrilled Cheryl and very proud
Comment by june walsh on June 10, 2011 at 5:34am
A cuddle for Clancy for being a clever boy.and well done to Mitchell
Comment by Cheryl Gorey on June 10, 2011 at 5:58am

The criteria for the 1st Tracking Qualification:

The dog will follow a trail for approximately 400 metres, and the exhibitor shall nominate the

Tracklayer.  The Track will have two changes of direction of approximately between 30 to 90 degrees, the

first change of direction to be not less than 100 metres after the start.

One article will be placed on the Track, as nominated by the Judge; this article does not have

to be indicated to gain a Pass.

The minimum time for the commencement of the track must be 20 minutes and the maximum

40 minutes, from the time the Track is laid.

The Tracklayer or final article must be found at the end of the Track for the dog to obtain a


The next Tracking Test will be 800m long with a longer wait time from when the track is laid.

Comment by Myra Thomas-Rhodes on June 10, 2011 at 6:27am
Great achievement, boys. Congratulations, and good luck for the next stage.
Comment by Catherine Carter on June 10, 2011 at 2:23pm

Congratulations!!!!! Very well done, indeed!

My dogs have never trained for anything like this.....how do you go about it?

Comment by Maggie Smith on June 10, 2011 at 5:29pm
Fab result boys! Well done
Comment by Carmel Stringfellow on June 10, 2011 at 6:03pm
Well done Clancy and Mitchell!
Comment by Melinda Auld on June 10, 2011 at 8:33pm
Congratulations!  What a great achievement :)  Looking forward to seeing "TD" at the end of Clancy's name soon.


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