NOTE Gateway Tracking has decided to hold all future tracking tests at Sullivan, MO. The is in the process of changing our test site address on the AKC web site. Welcome The Gateway Tracking Club, founded in 1979 by the local tracking enthusiasts, was then and is today dedicated to:
1. encouraging and promoting dog training, particularly with respect to tracking. 2. protect and advance the interest of dogs. 3. provide competent tracking instruction and training to dog owners. 4. the study of the ability of dogs to track and to advance knowledge of scent discrimination. 5. conduct tracking matches and tests under the rules and regulations of the American Kennel Club. 6. promote the objectives and standards of the American Kennel Club, particularly with respect to tracking.
We have a membership roster of people from diverse backgrounds, the common link being their love of dogs and the sport of tracking. We have the distinction of over 100 collective titles and the expertise of 5 current judges and 3 retired judges among our members.
The club offers interesting and educational opportunities for the novice as well as the experienced dog owner. All of our classes and seminars are open to the general public with purebred or mixed breed dogs. The general public is, also, always welcome at our AKC tracking tests which is a great place to learn about tracking.
In 2012 we have many exciting events happening in the St. Louis area. The club will be offering
a. a tracking classes in January b. tracking tests in January, February, March, October, and December c. Tracking 101 seminar, Tracking TDX seminar and VST seminar. d. AKC seminar.
Please visit the Events page for further details and applications.
NOTE Gateway Tracking has been informed the Asst Chancellor of University Park that there will be no tracking allowed on any property bordering University Park Dr. see map. Gateway is asking all trackers to avoid the area.