First All-American Dog to Earn Fast CAT Title:
Koda Dane Lincoln Mo Rausch CAX FCAT2 RATM CGC TKN & Jeanette Rausch of Mount Juliet, TN
Koda was the first All-American Dog to earn the first-level AKC Fast CAT title of BCAT on May 14, 2016, at the Blue Grass Coursing Club test in Radcliff, KY, and he also was the first to earn the highest-level title of FCAT on Oct. 30, 2016!
Fast CAT is a timed 100-yard dash for dogs. Dogs run singularly and in a straight line, chasing the lure, usually a white trash bag attached to a pulley system. The dog’s time to complete the 100-yard dash is converted into MPHs, and the dogs earn points towards titles, based on their time.
“He was a parvo puppy handed over to my veterinarian clinic to be euthanized. Instead, they treated him, housed him in the kennel, and used him as a blood donor,” Jeanette said. “When I visited the clinic in January 2014, the clinic asked if I would consider adopting him. He was 13 months old when I brought him home to join our family that included me and four other dogs. He has accomplished a lot more since then, besides saving the lives of other dogs.”