Starting a New Dog in Barn Hunt

You've heard of the super popular newer dog sport of Barn Hunt and you want to give it a try with your dog...but you have no idea where to start! Perhaps you are an instructor looking to offer this class in your area. In this course you will learn a technique that is proven to peak a dog's interest, set the handler up to succeed and most importantly, is fun!

Course Details

In this course, you will learn how to introduce a new dog to the great game of Barn Hunt, ensuring they are successful and having fun while also progressing at a robust pace to keep things exciting!

Meet Your Instructor

Julie Sandoval

Julie Sandoval

Barn Hunt Program Instructor

Co-Founder for USCSS™
Co-Founder of Dash Dogs™
USCSS™ CSD and Judge
AKC Scent Work Judge
Barn Hunt Instructor
Earned RATCH

What You Will Need for This Course
  • your dog

  • flat or martingale collar

  • 6' leash

  • LOTS of high-value and smelly treats

  • 1 or 2 toys

Should You Take This Course

Are you looking for a fun game to play with your dog? Barn Hunt is an excellent option in that it allows your dog to safely tap into their hunting instincts, giving them a physical and mental outlet while also being a ton of fun!

Course Outline
  • Introducing Dogs to Rats

  • Basic Rules for the Game

  • Power of Parties

  • Introducing TUnnels and Climbs

  • Learning to Read the Dog

  • Working Through Issues

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