Sporting Gun Dog ” Hazel Griffin” Sold
Sire : HRCH Great Lakes Magnum Blue Tide MH.                            Dam: Maggie
DOB: 4/3/2023
Pedigree    
EIC,CNM, DM,HNPK,PRA-PRCD,PRCD,DRD1,OSD1 and SD2: Clear
Chocolate Female

Hazel is easy going and loves to be with you. She is quiet and loves to cuddle.

Now accepting deposits on trained :
​Companion: 

Go home date: October 21st

 

Commonly asked questions:

What is your dog eating, How Much, and When?

Under a year old: Nutri Source Large Breed Puppy
Over a year old: Nutri Source Adult Chicken and Rice 

* 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

Instructional videos for Head Start, Companion and Gun Dogs

From Messy to Marvelous : Crate training and Housebreaking  By Sheryl Sundean

Information for Weekend or Overnight Visits:

Our address for your GPS is:  8282 Crane Road, Cranesville Pa 16410

Pick up times are firmly M-F 1-3pm and Sat 9am-12pm by appointment only. Please plan accordingly.

Nearby dog friendly places to stay 

Local dog friendly activities 

 

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.

Jan 1-15th: Indoor training and home etiquette lessons 
Dec 15th-30th: Home etiquette lessons with young pups as distractions 
Nov 15th-30: Obedience lessons in town and around Edinboro 

Nov 1-15th: Local field trips to parks, Edinboro lake and Lake Erie 

Oct 15-30: field trips into Erie to visit Lowes and Home Depot 

Oct 1-15th: obedience lessons in town, with high distractions 

Sept 15-30th: Field trips, field trips and more field trips

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. 

 

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