Courses

Our 6-week Sunday morning courses are:

  • Puppy
  • Novice
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced Retrievers*
  • Advanced Spaniels*

* If sufficient students advanced will be split into retrievers and spaniels otherwise all students will be together as one group.

Week 1
  • Responsibility & care
  • Gundog Equipment
  • Exercise & Stimulation
  • Introduction to heel – finding the correct position and maintaining it
  • Puppy Recall
  • Sit
  • Watch me
Week 2
  • Recap week 1
  • Basic Retrieving - avoiding possessiveness
  • Basic Hunting
Week 3
  • Recap week 1 & 2
  • Water Play
  • Sit/Stay
Week 4
  • Recap weeks 1-3
  • Sit/Stay with distractions
  • Heel work – moving past distractions
Week 5
  • Recap Weeks 1-4
  • Recall without use of hand
  • Sit/Stay at distance
Week 6
  • Recap on all aspects and work on problem areas
Week 1
  • Heel work off the lead
  • Retrieving in longer grass to encourage hunting
  • Introduction to quartering
  • Longer recalls
  • Longer sit/stay
  • Sit/Stay with closer distractions
Week 2
  • Recap Week 1
  • Stop Whistle
Week 3
  • Recap Weeks 1-2
  • Left/Right/Back
  • Memory Retrieves
Week 4
  • Recap Weeks 1-3
  • Water retrieve
  • Crossing water for retrieve
Week 5
  • Recap Weeks 1-4
  • Working with fur
  • Working with Feather
  • Jumping
Week 6
  • Recap on all aspects and work on problem areas
Week 1
  • Heel work
  • Off Lead
  • Recall with sit
  • Stop Whistle
  • Sit/Stay 1 Minute at distance
  • Sit/Stay with distractions overhead
Week 2
  • Recap Week 1
  • Retrieving and delivery
  • Go Back Command
  • Left/Right Direction
  • Recall away from Retrieve
  • Memory retrieves
Week 3
  • Recap Weeks 1-2
  • Stop Whistle during retrieve
Week 4
  • Recap Weeks 1-3
  • Water retrieve
  • Crossing water for retrieve
  • Memory Retrieve over water
Week 5
  • Recap Weeks 1-4
  • Working with fur
  • Working with Feather
  • Jumping
Week 6
  • Recap Weeks 1-5
  • Hunting patterns
  • Hunting in different cover
  • Drop to the shot

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