Choosing Long Lines for Mantrailing

Now you have a harness on your dog, it’s time to look at the long line. (Check out my previous blog on harness choice HERE) Many newbie mantrailers will select any old long line, and it can cause tangles, rope burn and potentially snap. Choosing the correct long line can make a huge difference toContinue reading “Choosing Long Lines for Mantrailing”

How to get started with mantrailing

So you’re wanting to do something fun with your dog. Start with something that tires them out, and uses their natural ability. Something that is enjoyable for any dog… We’ll you better start mantrailing, but how? I hear you cry! This is how! Joining in with a Mantrailing UK Instructor is as easy as firstContinue reading “How to get started with mantrailing”

Bond Building and Dog Training

Often with dog training we get frustrated, and upset when the dog doesn’t get the idea. We can get hooked on our issues about wanting to be the best or have this ideal dog instead of actually enjoying our time together. Training shouldn’t be about winning or losing. It should be about building a bondContinue reading “Bond Building and Dog Training”

My Mantrailing Journey

I started Mantrailing after attending an introduction about two years ago. I initially went along to learn more about trailing in order to bring the knowledge back to my security dog training, as I was having trouble with a few dogs.  I didn’t intend to get hooked, I didn’t intend for it to become aContinue reading “My Mantrailing Journey”

What is Mantrailing?

What is Mantrailing? (No, it’s not a dating website) It’s essentially Search and Rescue skills that we do with our pet dogs. For fun! We are not really teaching the dog anything new, but instead honing their natural super sniffer skills into a fun game. We teach our dogs to find a specific person theContinue reading “What is Mantrailing?”