Developing Your Gun Dog Puppy

with Jim Closson

Skill Level: Beginner

Length: 8 Modules

Access Period: 1 year

Price: $65.00

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About

This course is designed to help you build a strong foundation for your new gun dog puppy. We believe that building an ACTIVE, EAGER, BOLD and CONFIDENT training partner is the first step towards having a great hunting dog.

The material is laid out in a simple step-by-step, easy to understand progression. The more you focus on your foundation work now before moving onto more challenging processes, the better off you will be.

The program is organized to allow you and your puppy to begin the development process from Day 1. Whether you have a retriever, spaniel or pointing dog. Our goal is by the end of this course for you to feel empowered to pursue more advanced training with your gun-dog. 

Skills and concepts covered:

1: Socialization & Beginning Marker Work

 

2. Learning Limits, Nature Walks, & Muscle Memory Drills

 

3. Intro to Birds, Intro to Water, & Simple Land Marks

 

4. Beginning Obedience, the 5 Signals of Stay, & Confidence Drills

 

5. Capturing Calmness & Developing an "Off" Switch

 

6. CONTD Obedience, Intro to the Gun, "Off" Switch, & the Calm Retrieve

 

7. Graduation from Puppy Program

TAREGET AUDIENCE

This is a puppy development course for owners who want to build their puppy's confidence in the sport of gun hunting with their dogs. The course is going to focus on puppies, however, the material in this course can be applied to any dog. If you recently adopted a three year old adult dog and would like to learn how to introduce them to gun hunting, this is the course for you.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Students should have a reliable computer and internet access, a canine training partner, a favorable food reward, access to neutral training environment, retrieving items, a touch pad / touch tub, a long line, food or treats, and bait bag or training food pouch/pocket.

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