Gun Dog Course

A foundation of sound behaviour is initially taught (see General Companion Course)

Teaching specific gun dog exercises including:

  • Proofing of ‘Sit’, ‘Down’, ‘Stay’, ‘Heel’ etc.

  • Distance control, stop whistle, and re-directional cues.

  • A greater ability to cope with frustration.

  • Improving controlled retrieving and hunting.

  • Steady and reliable responses in high distraction environments.

  • Working in and around water.

  • All the benefits of our activity holiday routine.

Duration:

Minimum 8 weeks (depending on your dog and level required - basic, intermediate or advanced) and a compulsory handover of two half-day sessions with the owner upon completion of the programme. It is imperative that all handlers/carers of the dog are present at this time.

Ideal age:

From 8 months old (depending on breed and maturity).