The ABCs of Trailing: C is for CALM One of the best things you can do to help your dog whilst trailing is to stay calm. If you panic or start to have doubts, your dog will pick up on it. Conversely if you're relaxed and trusting, your canine partner will have nothing else to worry about other than concentrating on the job at hand.
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The ABCs of Trailing: B is for BOND The irreplaceable bond strengthened through teamwork and mutual trust. Trailing is all about building a partnership and working together with your dog. You will learn to trust not just your own instincts but your dog's as well - you will be amazed being part of something that comes naturally to every dog in the world, bringing you both closer than you've ever felt before.
Say THANK YOU to your LOCAL LOCKDOWN HERO by nominating them for 1 of 3 free training sessions with PetTrailer UK. To register your hero all you need to do is: Like our Facebook page; Share our 'Who's your LOCAL LOCKDOWN HERO?' post; and Tag your nominated hero and their region* *Our current training regions are in SOUTH WALES; NORTHWEST ENGLAND & the MIDLANDS; and in SOUTHWEST ENGLAND. Your hero could be ANYONE! Someone who has kept you smiling, helped with shopping, maintained your car, walked your dog, taught your children or simply been at the end of the phone. The [...]
The ABCs of Trailing: A is for ADVENTURE! Every trail is unique for each trailing team. Teams never know their trail (single blind). Trust your dog. Expect the unexpected and embrace the challenge!!
Bobs turned four in December 2019. She used to love to run and play with other dogs. Chasing balls was always a firm favourite. I always knew she was smart and needed to use her brain so we also did scentwork. I had dabbled in tracking, hoopers and even fly ball with her. Friends from scentwork told me about pettrailing. Once we’d tried it, we were both hooked! From about the age of two Bobs has shown some sort of lameness on her back legs. She was seen by her vet who X-rayed her and saw little wrong. The only slight [...]
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: We are happy to confirm that all PetTrailer UK training and events are still going ahead as normal. We will continue to provide you and your dogs with the highest quality training we can, for as long as we can. Allowing you to get away from it all whilst spending some quality time working together with your dog. HAPPY DOGS TRAIL! We will continue to monitor the situation and follow all government guidelines relating to the virus. There will be some small changes implemented during our training to help maintain social distancing, yet still allow everyone to get [...]
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!! Closes 31st March 2020 We are very excited to offer you the opportunity to participate in the ONLY Mantrail / Pettrail Trainer Course in the UK! A course previously only available in Europe Our next course starts 24th May 2020: please contact us ASAP as places are limited. What can I expect from this course? 20 full days tuition taught by certified Pettrail Trainers from Austria. Comprehensive workshops covering both theoretical and practical elements of trailing. Free lifetime training sessions for you and dog in our exclusive Train the Trainer (TTT) sessions. A course structured to complement existing employment. Skills [...]
NEW CUSTOMER SPECIAL Jan 2020: Penarth - Swansea - Cardiff - Pontypridd - Cowbridge These fun and motivational taster sessions will introduce you and dog to the exciting world of trailing. No previous experience required. Dogs are worked individually making it an ideal activity if your dog is a little nervous, anxious or reactive. Anyone can train with us at any time as each trail is unique, set for individual teams depending on their level of experience – we have something for everybody.
The torrential rain didn't dampen our pettrailers enthusiasm during our latest line handling & junction workshop. Murphy, Harrington, Celyn, Holly, Albert and Rico all did amazing!Trails, video analysis, pub lunch, theory and hot chocolates all round make a great day with lots learnt by everybody