Gun Dog Training​

Gun Dog Training

What We Offer

4 Private Lessons $625

Our 4 private lesson package offers a comprehensive approach to training for dogs, focusing on both field and off-field training. Here are the key points from the description:

  1. Package Details:
  • The package includes 4 private lessons, each lasting 1 hour.

 

  1. Facility and Environment:
  • The training takes place in facilities that provide an ideal environment for both field and off-field training.

 

  1. Tailored Approach
  • Training is tailored to the unique capabilities and needs of each dog.

 

  1. Obedience Training for Gun Dogs
  • The sessions incorporate obedience training for gun dogs, aiming to enhance overall skills, discipline, and control.

 

  1. Owner Involvement
  • Owners/handlers are actively involved in the training process, gaining an understanding of how to work with their dogs effectively.

 

  1. Consistency and Home Integration
  • The success of the training is emphasized to be dependent on the consistency of training at home.
  •  Owners are encouraged to translate lessons learned in the facility to their home environment, seamlessly integrating training principles into daily routines.

 

  1. Empowerment of Owners/Handlers
  • The goal extends beyond training the dog to empowering owners/handlers with the knowledge and skills necessary to reinforce and continue training beyond the sessions.

 

  1. Holistic Approach
  •  The approach is described as holistic, aiming for a lasting impact on the dog’s behavior and performance.

 

This package not only focuses on the immediate training needs of the dog but also places a strong emphasis on empowering owners to continue the training independently. The integration of training principles into daily routines is highlighted as crucial for sustained success. If there are specific details or questions you’d like assistance with, feel free to provide more information.

2 week bird dog refresher course ($2,000)

This description provides clear eligibility criteria and details about the 2-week bird dog refresher course. Here’s a summary:

 

  1. Eligibility:
  • Dogs must have completed the 4- or 6-week bird dog introduction course or undergone at least 12 private lessons to be eligible for the refresher course.

 

  1. Owner Involvement
  •  Owners receive 2 private lessons during their dog’s stay for the refresher course.
  •  The goal is to ensure a seamless transition and provide owners with tools for continued training at home.

 

  1. Focus of the Refresher Course:
  • The course focuses on tuning up bird dogs, with a primary emphasis on steadiness, obedience, and retrieval skills.

 

  1. Individualized Training Plan
  •  Training plans are tailored based on each dog’s experience level and specific needs.

 

  1. Duration and Suitability
  • The refresher course is a 2-week program.
  • Noted that while beneficial for many dogs, it may not be suitable for all, and some dogs may require more than 2 weeks based on unique requirements.

 

  1. Enrollment Process
  • Interested owners are encouraged to reach out to discuss specific needs and schedule availability for enrollment.

The overall goal is to enhance the skills of bird dogs in preparation for the upcoming season, with a customized approach that recognizes the unique needs of each dog and owner. The emphasis on communication and tailoring the training plan indicates a commitment to the success of both the dog and the owner.

4 week beginner bird dog training course ($3,000)

This program offers a comprehensive and age-dependent training approach for dogs, focusing on confidence, age, and experience levels. Here’s a summary of the key points:

  1. Age-Dependent and Tailored Approach
  • The program is designed to be age-dependent and tailored to the dog’s confidence, age, and experience level.

 

  1. Evaluation Recommended
  •  Before enrolling, scheduling an evaluation with the head trainer is highly recommended to better understand the dog’s capabilities and determine if the course is the right fit.

 

  1. Preferred Age
  •  The program typically prefers working with dogs that are at least 6 months old.

 

  1. Training Duration and Content
  •  The 4-week training includes both on and off-leash obedience training.
  •  Dogs will be fully conditioned to e-collar usage, and owners will receive a Garmin Sport e-collar or a similar one as part of the purchase package.

 

  1. Owner Involvement
  •  Owners are expected to be present for 4 private sessions, crucial for understanding the dog’s foundations and equipping owners with the knowledge and skills needed to reinforce training.

 

  1. Introduction to Birds
  •  Dogs will be introduced to birds in the field, with specific goals for pointing dogs to confidently hold point and find birds until flush, and flushers to hunt at a proper distance with a high level of drive.

 

  1. Comprehensive Training Experience
  •  The program is dedicated to providing a comprehensive and effective training experience for both dogs and their owners.

 

  1. Communication and Questions
  • Owners are encouraged to reach out with any questions or to schedule an evaluation.

The program emphasizes a thorough understanding of the dog’s foundations, active owner involvement, and the goal of developing skilled and confident bird dogs. The incorporation of on and off-leash obedience training, e-collar usage, and bird introduction contributes to a well-rounded training experience.

6 week advanced gun dog training program ($4,200)

This advanced 6-week program for bird dog training has specific eligibility criteria and focuses on further advancing a dog’s skills. Here’s a breakdown of the key points:

  1. Eligibility
  • Dogs must have completed at least a 4-week training course or undergone a minimum of 12 private lessons with the trainers to be eligible for this program.

 

  1. Selective Process
  • Due to the intensity of the training, the selection process is selective to ensure that dogs can handle the program effectively.

 

  1. Age and Experience Dependency
  • The course is age and experience-dependent, recognizing the importance of these factors in the training process.

 

  1. Main Focus
  • The main focus of the 6-week advanced program is to further advance skills, specifically steadying dogs to wing and shot and establishing a solid retrieve.

 

  1. Pointer Emphasis
  • For pointers, emphasis is placed on achieving “whoa” obedience and teaching them to honor.

 

  1. Retriever Training
  • Retrievers will be trained to be steady to flush and blind for the retrieve.

 

  1. Owner Involvement
  • Owners are considered integral to the process and will receive 6 private lessons during their dog’s stay.
  • This ensures owners understand advanced training concepts and are equipped to reinforce these skills at home.

 

  1. Commitment to Success
  • The program expresses a commitment to the success and well-being of both dogs and owners.

 

  1. Communication
  • Owners are encouraged to reach out with any questions or to discuss the eligibility of their dogs.

 

The program appears to be designed to take dogs to an advanced level of proficiency in bird dog training, and the emphasis on owner involvement suggests a commitment to ongoing success beyond the training period. If you have specific questions or would like more details, feel free to ask.

AKC Hunt Test/Field Trial Program ($1,500 per month for 6 months)

This program is a duration of 6 months with two training seasons starting in December and June. The main objective is to achieve a title or placements in field trials. Here’s a breakdown of the key points from your description:

  1. Duration and Structure
  • The program spans a minimum of 6 months.
  • There are two training seasons, one starting in December and the other in June.

 

  1. Goal
  • The primary goal is to achieve a title or obtain placements in field trials.

 

  1. Dog Stay and Training:
  • Dogs are expected to stay for the entire training period.
  • Training is focused on specific goals or tasks related to each title or trial.

 

  1. Outcome Guarantee
  • There’s no guarantee that dogs will achieve the title, but the team expresses confidence based on past success.

 

  1. Assessment
  •  A pre-training assessment is recommended to understand the dog’s capabilities and testing levels.

 

  1. Financials
  • The costs of birds utilized during training will be added to the owners’ bills.

 

  1. Owner Involvement
  • Owners are encouraged to visit once a month to assess the dog’s progress and learn about accomplishments.

 

  1. Testing Season
  • The goal during the testing season is to attend every local event with the aim of finishing titles and obtaining placements
  • It’s important for potential participants to be aware of the commitment, potential costs, and the fact that success is not guaranteed. Regular communication and assessments with owners, as well as participation in local events during the testing season, are emphasized.

 

If you have any specific questions or if there’s additional information you’d like to include, feel free to provide more details. This pricing does not include entry fees or handler fee of $50 per brace.

Tailored Dog Training Seminars for Your Group

Gun Dog Training Seminars​

Unlock the full potential of your canine companions with our meticulously crafted and customizable dog training seminars. Whether you’re a group of devoted dog owners or part of a pet-friendly community, our seminars are designed to elevate your understanding and enhance the bond with your furry friends.

 Location Options:

  •  V3 Grounds
  • Your Own Property

 

 Highlights

  •  Tailored to Your Group’s Focus
  • Half Day or Full Day Options
  • Flexible Pricing Based on Seminar Duration
  • Ideal for Groups of 7 to 14 People

 

 Seminar Topics:

  • Basic Obedience
  • Advanced Commands
  • Behavioral Correction
  • Socialization Techniques
  • Customized Topics upon Request

 

 Who Can Benefit?

  • Dog Owners’ Groups
  • Pet-Friendly Communities
  • Training Enthusiasts
  • Canine Enthusiast Clubs

 

 Expert Guidance:

  •  Our experienced trainers provide expert guidance, ensuring a positive and effective learning experience for both dogs and their owners.

 

 Group Size Recommendations:

  • Half Day Seminars: Up to 7 People
  • Full Day Seminars: Up to 14 People

 

 Flexible Scheduling:

  • Choose a date that suits your group’s calendar. We’re here to accommodate your needs!