Recognizing dog avoidance behaviors and how to stop them. For the most part, Labs are not big fans of obedience training. They love to retrieve but walking at heel and sitting is not their favorite thing. And they often make their feelings well known. We often see Labrador Retrievers mope and pout when we put […]
Do you have a hunter and a gun dog or duck dog on your gift list this year?
If so, you might be at a loss for what to give them. Here are some gifts that are both practical – meaning they will actually be used, and essential.
While price is an important consideration when choosing a professional retriever trainer, it should not be the only one. There are many components that should be factored into the discussion.
Many people think of electronic collars as a quick-fix solution for behavior issues. This could not be farther from the truth! But the electronic collar is a powerful training aid and when used correctly can dramatically speed the learning curve for your retriever.
Many retriever owners do not understand the natural talent and skill that lies just below the surface of their family retriever. It brings us joy to display this raw talent and encourage owners to develop it.
4 ways stupid pet tricks are good for your dog Teaching your dog “stupid pet tricks” can be fun, but if your dog is also your hunting partner, you may be worried that teaching tricks will interfere or ruin him/her for hunting. It is a valid concern and there are some cautions, but generally teaching […]