Sporting Gun Dog ” Tatum Gee” Sold
Sire :Sundance’s Mister Incredible SH
EIC,CNM, DM,HNPK,PRA-PRCD,PRCD,DRD1,OSD1 and SD2: Unaffected.
To be trained as : Advanced Companions
Home date: November 6th – November 20th
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.
Dec 1-15th: Field trips to Home Depot, Tractor Supply, Lowes, and other local pet stores. Working on lesson in high distraction areas.
Nov 15-30th: Continuing obedience lessons in town, high distraction areas, home etiquette lessons
October 31-Nov 15: we are working on home etiquette lessons, field trips, car rides, and exposure trips to larger towns around our area.
October 16th-31st: Your dog is working on home etiquette lessons. This is where we focus on acclimating your dog to the sounds inside a home. TV, microwave, vacuum, slamming cupboard doors, opening and closing doors.
October 1-15th: Your pup is working on intro to off-leash
Sept 16-30th: Pups are working on down stays with distractions
Sept 1-15th: field trips, car rides, and obedience lessons around the Edinboro University
August 16- August 31: Pups are going on car rides around town and exploring new places.
August 1- August 15: Pups are working on down stays.
July 16-July 31: Pups are continuing to work on obedience lessons and taking field trips into town.
July 1- July 15: Pups are working on obedience lessons and place lessons.
June 15-June 30th: Light obedience lessons, adventure walks in the woods with gunfire, small fireworks at a distance away, sit lessons , field trips to tractor supply
June 1-15th: Pups are working on light intro to obedience and continuing to work on sitting with a leash on.
May 16th-31st: The pups have gone on their first field trip to Tractor Supply and working on sitting with a leash.
May 1-15th: The pups are working on sit lessons, down and place . Using a clicker to mark the desired behavior and a treat for a reward. As a group, they are going on long walks in the woods, fields and around the ponds. During this walk they are also exposed to gunfire and are working on their recall whistle lessons.
April 25, 2023: The pups are working on their intro to puppy sit lessons, going on puppy adventure walks, and will have their first vaccinations next Tuesday. Once they have their first round of vaccinations, they are ready to have visitors. Please note that visits should be planned around picking your pup up for the day or weekend vacations. We are a working preserve and training ground for hunting trials. On-site visits are limited; it is strongly encouraged that you pick your puppy up for a weekend vacation.