Posts Categorized: Hunting Dog Training

Facts about your Retriever

Have any of you ever decided to any research to find out what makes our retrievers tick? My guess is more than likely most of us have at one point or another. We simply can’t help it. We want to know as much about our trusted sidekicks as possible. Plus, the subject is beyond fascinating…. Read more »

RETRIEVER TRAINING TIP: BALANCE AND LEAVING SOMETHING IN IT FOR THE DOG BY PRO TRAINER MATT DUNCAN

RETRIEVER TRAINING TIP: BALANCE AND LEAVING SOMETHING IN IT FOR THE DOG BY PRO TRAINER MATT DUNCAN In this weeks article I will discuss finding the right balance in training. This is one thing that many trainers struggle with while moving their dogs through a training program. As we make our daily training plans it’s… Read more »

Retriever Training Tip: To force or not to force by Pro Trainer Matt Duncan

Retriever training tip: Force

Retriever Training Tip: To force or not to force by Pro Trainer Matt Duncan Force fetch is one of the most misunderstood and controversial topics in retriever training today. This week I want to address some common misconceptions and what your retriever can gain if he is properly put through a force program. Misconception #1… Read more »