Does Your Dog Need A Remote Collar?: Part 2

In Part 2 of this article, we will look at how to properly introduce your dog to a remote collar. What I always tell people who purchase a collar for a dog who has never had one before, is to put it on the dog for at least a week without turning it on. Then, run-through all the drills and retrieves you have been previously working on with the remote collar in the "off" position, so that your dog gets used to wearing it. And there’s more… .

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Does Your Dog Need A Remote Collar?: Part 1

With hunting season now upon us, it may be time to ask yourself whether or
not your dog needs the aid of a remote training collar. If you feel that your
dog knows each command that you tell him or her, especially your recall command, but
only does it when it is ready, you may think about making this important
investment.

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Proper Gun Introduction

“I wanted to find out if my pup was gun shy, so I took him to the gun club and started shooting over him.” As a gundog trainer, this is a statement that I just hate hearing! Proper gun introduction should be a process that should last no less than a
couple of weeks. That being said, the key to properly introducing a young dog to gunfire is gradually getting him used to sounds at a young age without making him nervous along the way. Here’s how to get it done.

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Purchasing A Gundog Puppy

Buying a puppy can be both very exciting and also a bit stressful. The anticipation of adding a new member to your family can get people to
overlook some common sense factors that can often come back to haunt new puppy
buyers. Here are some tips to keep in mind before you pick out your pup.

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Addressing Post Season Retrieving Problems: Part 2

Now that your dog responds to commands, in Part 2, we will look at how to
put it all together. Our initial goal was to get the dog to come back with the
bird after he has found it so now we have to use these few commands to do so. Put an end to bad retrieving tendencies now!

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