Classic Gun Dog ” Macey Merkel ” Sold
Sire: Sundance’s Mister Incredible SH
EIC,CNM, DM,HNPK,PRA-PRCD,PRCD,DRD1,OSD1 and SD2: Unaffected Pedigree S
Gwen is a playful little pup that loves to play with her siblings and toys.
To be trained as :
Companions: ready November- December
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.
November 16th-30th: Your dog is working on down with distraction.
November 1-15th: Pups are working on obedience lessons out in town.
October 16th-31st: Your dog is working on home etiquette lessons. This is where we focus on acclimating your dog to the sounds in a home. Such as the tv, microwave, the closing of cupboard doors, opening and closing of doors and the vaccum.
October 1-15th: obedience lessons and field trips to pet friendly store in Erie and Edinboro
Sept 15-30th: obedience lessons and field trips in town
September 1-15th: Pups are working on obedience in new areas with new distractions.
August 16-31st: The pups are now working on obedience lessons and sit stays.
August 1-15th: Intro to obedience lessons, crate lessons and field trips into town
July 15-31st: sit lessons, place lessons, crate lessons. Adventure walks with their litter in the woods.
July 1-15th: Continuing with Intro to Obedience lessons. Field trips to Conneaut Creek.
June 15-July 1st: Your pup is working on Intro to obedience (Here, Heel, Sit). As well as leash drags with gunfire.
June 1-15th: Your pup is learning about sit lessons ( sit = treats) , and starting to go on outdoor adventures. We will be introducing gunfire next week.
May 15th-30th: At this age, the litter is enjoying mash food and learning to respond to the recall whistle
May 1-15th: The litter is getting bigger, nursing and likes to take naps
April 25, 2023: Happy Birthday. Millie and her litter did wonderful through delivery. The pups are all nursing and mama is resting