Sporting Gun Dog “Rita G. “
Sire: Gator Point Sound Barrier MH
Dam :SRR’s Ain’t No Rest for the Wicked SH
Dam and Sire Information
EIC,CNM, DM,HNPK,PRA-PRCD,PRCD,DRD1,OSD1 and SD2: Unaffected
To be trained as a : Companion: $6,000
home date: December 12th to December 26th
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:
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 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:
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
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 2nd- 15th: Obedience lessons in Edinboro, Albion, car rides ( crated and uncrated
January 16th-February 1st: Obedience lessons in town, car rides ( car rides- crated and uncrated) visiting tractor supply and Edinboro University
January 1-15th: Group obedience lessons, individual lessons on-site, and continuing field trips on a weekly basis
Dec15-28th: Field trips, sit stays, crate lessons and obedience lessons
Dec 2-15th: Sit stays with distractions, exposure to tarps and obstacle course
Nov14-Dec 1: Obedience lessons around the tree and with annoying kittens. Heel and sit lessons around the goats
October 16th- Nov 13th : Formal obedience lessons, with distractions ( here, heel and sit) working around cats and other dogs.
October 15,2022: Working with more distractions ( sometimes unneeded pesky cats and off-leash recall. Going outside for adventures when the weather is nice and working on home etiquette when its not.
October 1, 2022: Formal heel and sit lessons, working in low-distraction areas. Group adevnture walks and car rides
September 18,2022: Adventure in the woods with gunfire exposure. Working on intro to sit in a heel postion , intro to down and place cues.
September 4,2022: Crate lessons, sit lessons, intro to down, and adventure in the woods
August 26, 2022: Adventure! Exploring mud-filled puddles in the woods, moving water in a flowing creek. The pups are also working on sit lessons for treats and the " crate and kennel" command.
August 19, 2022: Group adventure walks, exposure to gunfire and fireworks. Visits from neighborhood children for cuddling and naps