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 [...]
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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
**REGISTRATION NOW OPEN**1st Mantrail- Pettrail Trainer Course in the UK!!Taught by certified Pettrailer Trainers from Austria in association with PetTrailer UK. The course is divided up into monthly workshops comprising theoretical learning and practical exercises. A course structured so it can be completed alongside other employment. Workshops will be held across the UK.Starts 17th October 2019: PLACES LIMITEDTo find out more visit: https://www.pettrailer.co.uk/pettrailer-trainer/or email Becky: email@example.com
The call went out and the search was on! Calling all Pettrailers – we need your help to track down escaped outlaws: ‘The Fringe’ and ‘The Duck-bill Twins’. We need two posses to gather and search what we believe to be the last area where these notorious robbers were seen. Do you and your dog have what it takes to join our posse and get justice for their victims? Reward for Capture!! A wild and windy day in March, two pettrailing posses met at a remote location to hunt down wanted outlaws ? 'The Fringe' and ?? 'The Duck-Bill Twins'. Battling through the elements our [...]
Our list of training venues is ever expanding! Very exciting for our first few months :) We are currently offering training in: Burnley - Penarth - Bolton - Great Harwood - Cowbridge - Shrewsbury - Rochdale - Cardiff - Southport - Barry - Bury - Bridgend - Warrington - Bristol - Anglesey - Nuneaton - Swansea - Preston - Banbury - Merthyr Tydfil - Chester - Newport - Bath - Chepstow - Neath - Cheltenham - Milton Keynes - Bicester - Yate - Macclesfield - Gloucester - Chippenham - Whitchurch No venues near you? Get in touch!
The most important thing to find an escaped animal with specially trained search dogs is the individual scent of the missing animal. If one has to 'generate' this only when the animal is already gone, experience has shown that it is very difficult. Because no matter where you try to find hair, saliva, or maybe dead skin, you have never an isolated sample of these, they are always already 'mixed' with other odours. These other odours can be the pet owners, or other animals living in the same house. In order to work as efficiently as possible, a so-called scent article [...]
Home furnishings + Storage units + Hot dogs + Pettrailers = Ikea Trail! A fantastic evening spent trailing at Ikea in Graz, Austria. Hiding places ranging from shower cubicles, between flat pack furniture boxes, on sofas and inside an Ikea shopping bag! The evening finished off the only way it could be....with a hot-dog challenge for our furry companions :)