Beginning Retriever Hunt Test Training:
Program is for dogs and puppies from ages 6 months and older.
After puppy training, for young dogs it is time to "fine tune" some of those skills while maintaining drive, building memory, and broadening the education of young dogs. We offer consistency, repetition, and every day dedication to training that most owners can simply not provide in a home environment. We recommend at least 3 months to get started at this level.
After completion of this stage of training, your dog should be ready to spend a comfortable day of duck or dove hunting with you, run an AKC Junior Hunter Stake, or a UKC Started Stake. This stage of training also starts to prep the dog for learning cold blinds and the introduction to concepts needed to run Senior Hunter AKC tests.
Depending on your dog's aptitude, drive and over all length of stay we will cover: