Archive for July, 2013

Training Spaniels for Waterfowl
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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. […]

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Training Spaniels for Upland Game
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Training Spaniels for Upland Game

It is very difficult for anyone to have a successful day small game hunting without using a properly bred sporting dog to seek-out and flush game to harvest. Although, having a well-bred spaniel is not enough. The raw genetics that professional breeders invest so much time and effort to develop in their strain of dogs […]

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Too Early To Start
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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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Stacking the Odds For Your Next Gundog
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Stacking the Odds For Your Next Gundog

Do some research and locate the breeding and training facilities that specialize in you selected breed. Talk to breeders who specialize in having the hunting bloodlines of your chosen sporting dog. Dogs that come from proven hunting bloodlines are the solid foundation to having a dog that is able to cut the mustard and become […]

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Spaniel Secrets
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Spaniel Secrets

One of the most exciting experiences for anyone while bird hunting is to see a well-trained gun dog of any breed, display their long time inherited genetics, while incorporating the use of wind direction along with their uncanny nose. They show us the art of perfection in locating small game, hidden in the dense underbrush! […]

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Knowing the Basics for the Field
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Knowing the Basics for the Field

Since it is that time of year and many folks now have added a new future hunting partner to their clan, I thought that I would take this opportunity to touch on some of the basics and some of the subconscious training that a professional trainer does when dealing with a very young spaniel during […]

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