Welcome to UKDTR

The vast majority of deer that are shot are killed humanely and quickly recovered. Occasionally an animal is wounded or cannot be found and all conscientious deer stalkers would want to maximise their chances of finding it. One of the most efficient ways of doing this is to use a dog/handler team who can efficiently track an injured but mobile beast, or follow an overnight or older trail.

Until recent times there have not been many such teams available in the UK but more people are training their dogs, using a distillation of tracking skills from home and abroad, and achieving a very high standard of success.

Partly because of a lack of reliable tracking teams in the past there has been a reluctance to call for assistance when an animal is thought or known to be wounded. While the deer tracking skills base develops it may still be hard to locate an experienced team but we hope that as the pool of proven tracking teams grows, it will become more common to seek help and easier to find someone locally.

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Welcome to UKDTR

The vast majority of deer that are shot are killed humanely and quickly recovered. Occasionally an animal is wounded or cannot be found and all conscientious deer stalkers would want to maximise their chances of finding it. One of the most efficient ways of doing this is to use a dog/handler team who can efficiently track an injured but mobile beast, or follow an overnight or older trail.

UK Deer Track & Recovery - Deer Blood Trail

Until recent times there have not been many such teams available in the UK but more people are training their dogs, using a distillation of tracking skills from home and abroad, and achieving a very high standard of success.

Partly because of a lack of reliable tracking teams in the past there has been a reluctance to call for assistance when an animal is thought or known to be wounded. While the deer tracking skills base develops it may still be hard to locate an experienced team but we hope that as the pool of proven tracking teams grows, it will become more common to seek help and easier to find someone locally.

UKDTR is a non-profit making organisation whose aims are to:

  • Increase the number of proven (trained and experienced) tracking teams, linking with other known groups where possible. In order to do this we will provide training events for both novice and developing dog/handler teams. Training will be open to anyone with no compunction to join our voluntary scheme
  • To place as many teams as possible on a voluntary basis, at the disposal of estate managers, deer managers and stalkers in as many parts of the UK as possible. Such teams (usually one handler and one dog) will have demonstrated a recognised level of practical knowledge and ability
  • If you wish to make a donation please use the PayPal button below:



UKDTR is a non-profit making organisation whose aims are to:

  • Increase the number of proven (trained and experienced) tracking teams, linking with other known groups where possible. In order to do this we will provide training events for both novice and developing dog/handler teams. Training will be open to anyone with no compunction to join our voluntary scheme
  • To place as many teams as possible on a voluntary basis, at the disposal of estate managers, deer managers and stalkers in as many parts of the UK as possible. Such teams (usually one handler and one dog) will have demonstrated a recognised level of practical knowledge and ability
  • If you wish to make a donation please use the PayPal button below:



STALKER SHOT SITE INFORMATION – PLEASE READ
STALKER SHOT SITE INFORMATION – PLEASE READ

Training & Development Days

These days are for people who have a dog. We will pre-lay trails to practice on.

There will be help and advice on practical tracking, gear, laying tracks, handlers tips etc.

These days are the means by which we hope to encourage more people to gain knowledge of how to train their dog to track wounded animals.

Training is open to anyone with an interest in tracking dogs regardless of whether they wish to become involved with the UKDTR volunteer scheme or not.

Training courses may be booked in advance through our online shop. Payment method is Paypal or Credit/Debit card.

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Training & Development Days

UKDTR Training Days - UK Deer Track & Recovery

These days are for people who have a dog. We will pre-lay trails to practice on.

There will be help and advice on practical tracking, gear, laying tracks, handlers tips etc.

These days are the means by which we hope to encourage more people to gain knowledge of how to train their dog to track wounded animals.

Training is open to anyone with an interest in tracking dogs regardless of whether they wish to become involved with the UKDTR volunteer scheme or not.

Training courses may be booked in advance through our online shop. Payment method is Paypal or Credit/Debit card.

MORE INFORMATION
BOOK TRAINING DAY
FIND A TRACKING TEAM IN YOUR AREA