No training is complete until the owner is taught the timing and commands of a confident handler.
Call 607-748-9682 to sign up and reserve available dates.
Beyond the basic retrieve training, we will re-inforce the whistle commands, and train how to take lines, and multiple retrieves. This will include extensive water work on live birds.
Preparation for a hunt test is essential. Now both the owner/handler and dog, with a certified judge, can run a field course with the actual settings and get critiqued prior to entering a hunt test. We have several Master level dogs to use as your running brace mate. We will set up the exact scenarios and actual hunt test. Call to schedule an appointment.
We Train and Handle for the following tests:
Your overnight stay could be roughed in a cabin on the water edge (see image) and enjoy fishing for dinner in a well stocked pond of largemouth bass. We describe it as roughing it for you’ll be sleeping on an air mattress and using an outdoor privy. The upside is you can enjoy a bon fire in the evening and have your dogs stay with you as company if you wish.
Camping on the waters edge is welcome, but there are no hook ups. There are also a bed and breakfast and motels only a short distance away. A commercial camp ground is only a short distance from the kennel grounds if you wish also.