Mastering the Blind Retrieve part:3

Mastering the Blind Retrieve part:3

Well, so far we have been focusing our spaniel on the two pieces of the puzzle that is required to construct a blind retrieve. “Lining and Casting”, this month we will start to put the two pieces of the puzzle together. Hopefully you have developed good attitude on the lining and casting drills. Your spaniel […]

By October 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Mastering the blind retrieve: part 2

Mastering the blind retrieve: part 2

    Last month we reviewed the “baseball” concept or as many know it,” three hand casting.” This month I will go through the technical procedure that I use for “lining” a spaniel. As I mentioned last month, the lining drills may be taught at the same time you are teaching three- hand casting. However […]

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Mastering The Blind Retrieve with Spaniels

Mastering The Blind Retrieve with Spaniels

  The Spaniel hunting test game has entered its fifteenth year. Boy it sure does seem like only yesterday that this sport was introduced. Through the years we have witnessed many changes as this game has gained in popularity. We are now starting to see more consistencies in the set up and qualifying on the […]

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Training Spaniels for Waterfowl

Training Spaniels for Waterfowl

With modern society’s hectic scheduling and the constant rivalry of the rat race, many of us professional trainers are being asked to train gun dogs to handle many different varieties of small game. The modern small game hunter has limited time, resources and space in the family setting to allow them only one hunting companion. […]

By July 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Training Spaniels for Upland Game

Training Spaniels for Upland Game

All outdoor enthusiasts who take the sport of small game hunting seriously know the value that is put on having a well-bred gundog with them during the long awaited hunting season. The fact is, without a good dog you may as well leave your shotgun at home and spend the day by taking a walk […]

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Too Early To Start

Too Early To Start

Animal behaviorists have written volumes about the social development of a canine and generally agree that puppies should be removed from their littermates at 7 weeks old. It’s from that point on that man begins tinkering with “Mother Nature”. Often a 7 to 8 weeks old puppy will go to their new home and be […]

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