It's Been a Great Year!!

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Happy smiles at Pecatonica's Tracking Club, Inc's  November 7th 4 dog TDX test today!


Jane Wiedel & "Ben" Ch Wyndtree Living Well BN new TDX passed on a tough track plotted by judges Connie Austin & Ulysses James at Deer Run, Cherry Valley, IL.


Our last test of the year saw sunshine, temps in the 60's and a light breeze. Tracklayer Tamar Cooney was happy to "pay back" as Jane laid Tamar's passing VST track at PTC's VST test last weekend .

Thank you to Test Sec Nancy Einwich, Hospitality Penny DuBernat, and Head Tracklayer with tracklayers Tamar Cooney, Marie Bueche, Terry Middleton & Peggy Granger plus new crosstrack layers Susie & Joanne. Without all of you, we wouldn't be able to hold our tracking tests!

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VST Test: Five new Champion Trackers with judges Beth Walker and Carla Wolter (holding black GSD) on October 31, 2021 at Delavan Business Park, Delavan, WI VST test:  


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Amy Vose & CT Conchita Supervia von der Feldweise of Ashmead UD, German Shepherd Dog female

Linda Sorak & Dollar von Erikson CD PCD TDU VCD1 JH, Airedale, male

Judge Beth Walker

Judge Carla Wolter holdin Amy Vose’s Mezzo Malfi v Geistwasser  of Ashmead UD, German Shepherd Dog, female

Tamar Cooney & Hidden Valley King in the North AX AXJ, Border Collie, male

Tracy Jones & GCHB Solo’s Over theLegal LimitVCD3 BN RE MXP MJP TDU XFP CA SW SC3E SIA SBA THDN CGCA TKA, Bullmastiff, female

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TDU Test Pecatonica Tracking Club celebrated four more new TDU titles after their test Sept 5 at the lovely Delavan Business Park in Delavan, WI. Judges Wally O'Brien & Beth Walker bestowed the honors. Also much appreciated were Peggy Granger, Test Secretary & Pat Schroder, Head Tracklayer & driver for the judges, and the track layers. Thank you to Sara Comstock for the photos!

Pictured are top left:  Annette Lynch with golden retreiver male Lakeview Sunny Sunshine CDX BN GO RAE THD DM DSA CGCA and now TDU! Pam Kristoff was the tracklayer .

top right: Catherine Greene with long-haired standard dachund female Ch Hundeleben Cappuccino TDX new TDU. Sara Schlough tracklayer.


bottom left:   Donna Kircher with 8 mos old GSD male Krystal's Grady new TDU. Beth Comstock, tracklayer.

bottom right:  Donna Kircher with GSD male Mikey von Wolkentor TDX new TDU. Gail Ray tracker (not pictured).

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2021 TD Test  May 16 - Another successful test for Pecatonica Tracking Club! Test Secretary/Chair/Hospitality Jane Wiedel reported that 2 TD teams found our new fields to their liking and tracked their way to their gloves on Sunday May 16. We were very appreciative of Judges Donna Kircher & Pam Thornton who blazed new trails in the fields of clover, timothy & alfalfa. (Thanks to Jeff Kittner for finding new grounds.)


Pass #1 is Pembroke Welsh Corgi -

Wyndtree Sweet Talkin' Gal at Birch Hill

Owned by Pati Wiedel and Teresa Mulhausen


Track layer - Sue Reis, DVM


Pass #2 is Labrador Retriever-

Zoey Good Girl

Owned by Penny Kurz


Track layer - Donna Garske

They brought smiles to everyone's face with their passes. Thanks also to our tracklayers: Sue Reis DVM, Peter Rademacher, Emily Nie, JoAnn Saunders, Donna Garske, & Jeff Kittner, & Chris Bowers who served as Chief Tracklayer.


(Photos by Sarah Kittner)