Barn Hunt is the new and quickly growing dog sport that is gaining popularity as a safe and fun acivity across the country! Barn Hunt tests the nose, speed, agility, and surefootedness of dogs as the dogs and their handlers work as a team to locate and mark rats hidden in a maze of straw or hay bales. Dont worry! The rats used in Barn Hunt are beloved family pets that jump eagerly into their safe, comfortable aerated tubes and truly enjoy interacting with the dogs.
Barn Hunt is a great sport for dogs of any breed or mix who wish to play the game and can fit through an 18" wide by bale-height tall tunnel. Chows love to Barn Hunt and it is a great activity for older persons and dogs to participate in.
More information is available on Barn Hunt on the AKC website
Additional information is available from the Barn Hunt Assiciation (BHA)