NAVHDA and Tracking Collars

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NAVHDA and Tracking Collars

Post by RichK » Wed Mar 19, 2014 4:32 pm

Am I allowed to run a Garmin Astro DC 50 tracking collar on my dog during his NA test?

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Re: NAVHDA and Tracking Collars

Post by Ms. Cage » Wed Mar 19, 2014 4:41 pm

RichK wrote:Am I allowed to run a Garmin Astro DC 50 tracking collar on my dog during his NA test
I don't think you are allowed to run any e-device on a dog in NAVHDA. I have yet to see one on a dog.

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Re: NAVHDA and Tracking Collars

Post by mtlhdr » Wed Mar 19, 2014 4:57 pm

From the NAVHDA test booklet:

"During the search or any other part of the test, the dog is not allowed to wear an electronic beeper collar or any other type of electronic device or imitation thereof."

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Re: NAVHDA and Tracking Collars

Post by birddogger » Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:12 pm

No.

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Re: NAVHDA and Tracking Collars

Post by RichK » Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:43 pm

Thanks for the info. AKC hunt tests they are ok for?

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Re: NAVHDA and Tracking Collars

Post by deseeker » Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:31 pm

IF the club okays wearing a tracker in their hunt test, you can run with the collar(DC40) on, but the astro has to be turned off until the dog is no longer under judgement. I do not know if AKC has approved the DC50 collar yet---best you call the performance people and find out for sure if the DC50 collar is legal---it usually takes the AKC awhile after things come out before it gets approved.

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Re: NAVHDA and Tracking Collars

Post by dan v » Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:12 am

DC50 is NOT approved for AKC events.

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Re: NAVHDA and Tracking Collars

Post by jimbo&rooster » Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:40 am

in hunt tests you can use a tracking device but, as has already been stated, the DC 50 has not been aproved yet.

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