FOUNDATION TRAINING

PUPPIES THROUGH TO ADULT DOGS, ESSENTIAL TRAINING

If you have a new puppy or young dog in your home & want to do the best for it, we can help you & your family understand it’s needs by showing you how they learn & how to teach effectively through weekly fun & informative training sessions. We have a large indoor training area so there is no need to be out in the wet, large enclosed fields for the better weather & access to agility equipment when needed to gain coordination, yet more fun etc.

NOVICE GUNDOG

CRITERIA

walk at heal on and off the lead

have a good recall with distractions

confidently retrieving various articles

sit with  ALL distractions

Tidy delivery

TRAINING WILL INCLUDE

straight lines with distractions

pushbacks at greater distance

improving the Stop

holding / hunting an area

barriers - jumps, ditches

introducing directional control

water work 

COURSES

we look to have 8 in a day event

we look to have 5 in an 2 hour event

Lessons held weekly

All group work is progressive and we aim to keep you with the same people

If there are some weak areas these can covered in trouble shooting clinics, private lessons, weekly lessons, video/telephone mentoring calls, all of which could prepare you for this group.

EVENTS

Essential training & trouble

shooting clinics

Essential training are weekly progressive lessons of 2hrs. We look to have 6 attendees. 

TROUBLE SHOOTING CLINICS are listed below :

clicker training

heel work

introduction to water

how to teach stop

how to teach a more secure and fast recall

perfedelivery

training for steadiness

teach your dog to mark

prevent your dog swapping

hunting a small area

teach your dog to jump safely

DOUBLE WHAMMIES

 

Double Whammies are usually afternoon and then followed by a morning session the day after.  If you wish to extend this to longer sessions then this can be arranged for you.

You could bring friends to make this a a private group or we can find suituable attendees to join the lesson.

BEGINNER GUNDOG

CRITERIA

walk at heal on loose lead

have a good recall

already retrieving various articles

sit with distractions

TRAINING WILL INCLUDE

delivery

teaching your dog to mark

introducing the Stop 

straight lines

push backs

hunting in a small area

training for steadiness

COURSES

we look to have 8 in a day event

we look to have 5 in an 2 hour event

Lessons held weekly

All group work is progressive and we aim to keep you with the same people

If you don't have any of the above but would like to join the Beginners Gundog Groups.

 

Video / Telephone mentoring calls are available by arrangement all of which could prepare you for this group. 

This is open to all breeds including non working dogs.

INTERMEDIATE & OPEN

For the more advance dog and handler when foundations are well in place - giving opportunities at a higher level when we incorporate training over water, fences, walls and terrain that will challenge even the most competent handlers and dogs.

 

CRITERIA

walk to heal on and off the lead with distractions

have a solid recall with distractions

confidently retrieving various articles (including cold game)

steadiness

handling a dog at a great distance

TRAINING WILL INCLUDE

straight lines

holding / hunting an area

directional control at a a great distance

push backs with distractions

barriers - jumps, ditches, walls, water, woodland

water work

walked up training

COURSES

we look to have 8 in a day event

we look to have 5 in an 2 hour event

Lessons held weekly

All group work is progressive and we aim to keep you with the same people

If you don't have any of the above but would like to join the Beginners Gundog Groups / Video / Telephone mentoring calls are available by arrangement all of which could prepare you for this group.