Unleashing the Thrill: Getting Started in Barn Hunt

Hey fellow dog enthusiasts! Are you ready to embark on an exciting adventure with your canine companion? Whether you’re a seasoned dog handler or a new puppy owner, the world of Barn Hunt awaits, promising a unique and enriching experience for both you and your dog.

Barn Hunt 101: The Basics

Understanding the Sport:
Barn Hunt is not just a game; it’s a thrilling canine sport that taps into your dog’s natural instincts. The objective? To locate and signal the presence of rats hidden on a course designed with straw bales. It’s an engaging and scent-driven challenge that provides mental stimulation for your pup.  Learn more about barn hunt at from the Barn Hunt Association.

Embrace the Journey

  1. Patience and Positivity:
    Barn Hunt is a journey of discovery for both you and your dog. Be patient, stay positive, and celebrate every milestone. The joy of witnessing your pup’s excitement and success in navigating the course is what makes Barn Hunt truly special.
  2. Capture the Moments:
    Get ready to embark on a Barn Hunt adventure like no other – a journey filled with teamwork, excitement, and the joy of celebrating your dog’s natural instincts. The thrill awaits, so let the Barn Hunt begin! ✨
  3. Register your Dog:
    Remember, you’ll need to register your dog with the Barn Hunt Association when you are ready to start trialing.

Barn Hunt Lessons at Bear Creek K9 Sports

Aleta first took a barn hunt seminar and started competing with her dogs in 2013 and she became certified Barn Hunt judge and instructor in 2015. Aleta teaches Barn Hunt lessons at Bear Creek K9 Sports in Central Virginia. Contact us to get started.