Classic gun dog “Cooper Bennett” Sold
Sire: Sundance’s Mister Incredible SH
Dam: Sundance’s Red Maple
OSD1 and SD2: Clear
To be trained as: Companion ready February 5th – 19th
Commonly asked questions:
What is your dog eating, How Much, and When?
* Available at Tractor Supply ( online), Chewy and Amazon.
Your dog is eating 3 cups a day, in the morning. This amount will probably change throughout your dog's lifetime. You may need to feed more or less as your dog gets older.
Est. Crate and Collar Size?
Medium to Large Ruff Land Crate ( Please see our Recommendations page )
17 inch ID collar and a 20-22 inch training collar
Your Dog's Favorite's Are:
Regular Treats: Pupperoni, Zukes Training Treats, Biscuits
High Value Treats : Chicken , bacon and cheese
Favorite Toys: Tennis Balls, Kongs, Elk and Deer Antler Chews
Preferred Petting: Ears, Belly and Back
Recommended Reading Materials and Videos
The Koehler Method of Dog Training ~ By Koehler
Retriever Training for the Duck Hunter ~ By Robert Milner
Retriever Hunt Test ~ By James Spencer
Training Retrievers to Handle ~ By D.L and Ann Walters
Training Retrievers: The Cotten Pershall Method~ By Bobby N. George Jr.
* The above books are older. Needless to say, that some of the training techniques practiced /discussed in these books are not condoned or used . Like all books / discussions, there is valuable information to learn even if you don't agree with the whole.*
The New Knowledge of Dog Behavior ~ By Clarence Pfaffenberger
Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog ~ By John Paul Scott and John L Fuller
The Dog's Mind ~ By Bruce Fogle
Retriever Training Guru Style~ By Keith Mathews ( DVD)
Animals In Translation~ Temple Grandin
What It's Like To Be a Dog and Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience - Gregory Berns
Information for Weekend or Overnight Visits:
Flea, Tick, Heart Worm Prevention and Vaccination Information :
Prevention care is given on the first of each month.
We primarily use Revolution, Frontline, Sentinel, Seresto Collars, and Heartguard.
Please check with your veterinarian for recommended products for your area.
February 1-15: Working in field trips in town, car rides, working obedience lessons in Erie
January 15-30th: training in town and taking car rides in crate . working on obedience at the edinboro mall
January 1-15th: We are working on intro to " look" lessons, to teach your dog to maintain eye contact and look for direction. Other lessons that we are working on are: crate, place, sit and down.
December 15-30th: Your pup is working on obedience lessons at the training center, in town and on field trips.
December 1-15th: the pups are continuing to work on intro to obedience and going over obstacles in the training center.
November 15th-30th: into to heel and leash work, sit lessons, crate lessons, adventure walks outside when weather permits and inside play when the weather is bad,
November 7th: We went on our first field trip to tractor supply today.
October 15th-30th: Adventure walks outside with gunfire, crate training, fun retrieves with puppy toys, sit lessons and place lessons
October 1-15th: temperament testing with new people, loud noises ( vacuums, dropped pans etc)
Sept 15th-30th: the pups are being introduced to new noises ,flooring and cats
Sept 15th: the pups eyes and ears are open and they are starting to explore their surrounding
Sept 1, 2023: Pups are doing great. Their eyes and ears should be open at two weeks of age.
August 24, 2023: Happy Birthday ! Maple gave birth to 11 health chunky pups today. Dam and children are doing great.