Bird Dog Training
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To train a bird dog requires a lot of basic obedience exercises. They must learn how to handle and carry game without destroying it. They must learn to work in the water. A dog must get to the point where it can use its hunting and tracking instincts to find game. The handler undergoes as much training as the dog. Developing into a finely tuned team takes practice and training. Hunting together creates a special bond between hunter and dog. We spent some time at the Diamond Brook Kennel in Brandon to get a taste of what it takes to train hunting dogs.
- Diamond Brook Kennel
- Kirby Mountain Kennels
- National Shoot to Retrieve Association
- North American Versatile Hunting
- Lake Champlain Retriever Club
PO Box 311
Randolph Center, VT 05061
- John Marchica
Green Mountain Golden Retriever Club
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