Classes

There are classes for all levels, whether you’re just starting out hunting with your young puppy or want to compete in hunt tests at the Master level.  Classes run throughout the year, with time out for hunting season.  There is particular emphasis on water work throughout the summer months.

Seminars are available for clubs or groups on an as-requested basis.  Particular emphasis is put on starting your retriever off right. Contact us for details.

Level I
WC, JH, 1st year hunting
  • coming to line under control
  • delivery to hand
  • single marking
  • use of decoys, shooting, calls
  • improve training and handling
Level II
WCI & SH Marking,
2nd year hunting
  • double marking and all the different concepts of marking
  • steadiness, honoring, decoys, calling
  • training of handler helps improve the performance of the retriever at this level.
Level III
Blind Retrieves, experienced hunting
  • basic handling
  • T-work
  • Lining drills
  • Whistle sit
  • Basic blinds
  • Importance of consistent handling is emphasized
Level IV
  • WCX & SH titled dogs wanting to advance to Master Hunter
  • Call for details.