Sporting Gun Dog “Mocha Gabel” Sale Pending
Sire: HRCH Great Lakes Magnum Blue Tide MH.
Dam: Maggie. DOB: 4/3/2023.
EIC, CNM, DM, HNPK, PRA-PRCD, PRCD, DRD1, OSD1 and SD2: Clear.
Mocha is a fun and spontaneous pup who loves evening walks and swimming. Playing with her littermates is her favorite thing. She would make a great snuggle buddy or ice cream date.
To be trained as Companion: $7,250. Ready October-November. Advanced companion: $8,250. Ready January-February. Gun dogs: $9,250+.
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.
Sept 1-15: Car rides, obedience walks around Edinboro, Mckean, Albion
August 15-30th: Car rides, home etiquette lessons, field trips, adventure walks in the woods, fun retrieves in the ponds.
August 1-15th: obedience lessons, field trips, car rides ( in and out of crate), walks at Edinboro University
July 15-30th: Obedience lessons, in town and at local pet friendly stores
July 1-15th: introduction to obedience lessons: here, heel and sit. Fun retrieves and swimming lessons.
June 15-30th: adventure walks with gunfire , crate lessons and sit lessons
June 1-15th: Sit lessons, leash drags, crate lessons, outdoor adventures
May 15th-30th: Sit lessons , crate lessons , adventure walks outside with gunfire, swimming lessons
May 10th: Your pup is just beginning to go on adventures outside. She has received visits and cuddles from the Book Club ladies and staff members' families.