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Retriever Training Set Backs

Retriever Training Set Backs

There are a number of common setbacks that hunters encounter when training their retrievers at home.  The most common training pitfalls are discussed here, as well as how to overcome them.   Lengthy Training SessionsAs hard-working humans, we are...

Taking Advantage of the Off-Season

Taking Advantage of the Off-Season

Keep Training Going - Taking Advantage of the Off-Season Not every drill that you perform with your dog has to require a lot of activity.  One way you can take advantage of the off-season (particularly on days when it is too hot to spend a lot of time running around)...

Knowing Dog Training Equipment Options

Knowing Dog Training Equipment Options

There are as many different tools for dog training as there are breeds of dog.  The secret to dog training success is knowing when to use each tool for various training scenarios.  Listed here are a variety of dog training equipment options. Collars Dog collars are...

Dog Training Myths

Dog Training Myths

There are many theories regarding the proper way to train a dog, with certain ideas having more credibility than others.  Here, a number of dog training myths will be discussed, as well as the corresponding facts.  Myth #1:  A dog that is slow-to-learn has an...

Gun Dog Training Timeline

The Gun Dog Training Timeline In an age of instant gratification where nearly everything a person may need is available at his or her fingertips, the art of patience has been forgotten – especially when it comes to dog training.  Often, dog owners forget that dog...

Hunting Dog Training Tips for the First Year

Hunting Dog Training Tips for the First Year

The First Year - Hunting Dog Training Tips There are a number of common setbacks that hunters encounter when training their retrievers at home.  The most common training pitfalls are discussed here, as well as Hunting Dog Training Tips and how to overcome them....

Where Do I Get Dog Training Birds

Where Do I Get Dog Training Birds

We get asked often on where to get birds for your training. So, I have compiled a list of area bird breeders/providers for your reference. Woodsway Kennel & Game Birds 17117 Mendall Rd, Princeville, IL 61559 617 N. Santa Fe, Princeville, IL 61559...

American Labs vs. British Labs

American Labs vs. British Labs

Labrador retrievers are the quintessential dog, loved by both families and hunters alike.  Indeed, for more than 24 years the Labrador retriever has been the most popular breed in the United States, per the American Kennel Club.  This trend is seen in the UK as well,...