Please see course content at a glance:

Puppy Course <6 months Old

Suitable for complete beginners with puppies once they have had their vaccinations and are under 6 months old.

  • Introduction to the clicker
  • Handling skills
  • Motivating your dog
  • Recall
  • Focus and Attention
  • Introduction to Whistles
  • Play
  • Targets
  • Settling

Puppy Graduates

Puppy Graduates follows on from the Puppy Course and aims to progress the skills already learnt by adding duration to these behaviours with added distractions.

  • Heelwork
  • Targets
  • Directions
  • Retrieve Patterns
  • Building Duration on Behaviours
  • Focus and attention games
  • Proofing and Generalisation

Gundog Foundation Skills

It’s suitable for dogs, any working breed, who want to participate in a group, who want to progress on from the puppy courses. Ideally, your dog should be able to walk on a loose lead, have begun retrieving, got a reasonable recall, and started some stay training.

Course content includes:

  • Marked Retrieves
  • Stays
  • Steadiness
  • Whistle work
  • Hunting
  • Directions
  • Stop Whistle
  • Heelwork

Progressive Gundog Skills –

Grades 1/2

 Course content includes:

 Adding Distance and Duration onto:

  • Marked and Memory Retrieves
  • Stays
  • Steadiness
  • Advancing Whistle work
  • Hunting
  • Directions
  • Stop Whistle
  • Heelwork

 1.5hr lessons.

      Intermediate Gundog Skills
      Grade 3

      Course content includes:

      • Heelwork with distractions
      • Stop Whistle
      • Marked, memory and blind retrieves
      • Working the dogs at bigger distances
      • Jumping
      • Water work
      • Handling at distance
      • Walk ups and much more …

          Recall and Heelwork

          We will be looking in depth at teaching you and your dog the skills of walking loosely on a lead and establishing a solid recall:-

          Course content includes:

          • Improving your connection with your dog
          • How to motivate your dog in different environments
          • How to deal with distractions
          • Establishing solid foundations
          • Recall Action Plan
          • Conditioning a new Recall

            Gundogs

            Have you got a gundog breed at home? Would you like to train him/her for the shooting field, or would you just like to train your dog to a high level? I can help with these scenarios.

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            Puppy Training

            When you first bring a puppy home it can be very exciting but daunting all at the same time, so I am on hand to come and guide you through those key canine development stages to ensure that your puppy grows up to be well-mannered.

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