Bird Dog Training

From Outdoor Journal

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Topics: dogs Hunting

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.

  • Lake Champlain Retriever Club
    PO Box 311
    Randolph Center, VT 05061
  • John Marchica
    Green Mountain Golden Retriever Club


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