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Bear Dogs at Work

Publish Date: Wed May 11 00:00:00 MDT 2005

A bear is released from a culvert trap in a new location. It is moved away from the release site with the use of Karelian bear dogs, bean bag rounds, and shouting. The Karelian bear dogs are trained to move grizzly bears and establish boundaries with them. They do not harass or tree the bears. The idea is to communicate to the bear that it needs to avoid humans and areas that humans use. This is a concept bears, that are naturally very territorial, understand.