Occasional Gun Dog “Whitney Wolfstirn”
Sire: IR FTCH Outlaw Apache
EIC,CNM, DM,HNPK,PRA-PRCD,PRCD,DRD1,OSD1 and SD2: Unaffected.
Whitney has a big personality for her small size. She loves rolling around in the grass and being silly. She also loves attention and being around people.
To be trained as:
Companion: ready September 11th – September 25th
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 for pickup / Transportation options
Medium to Large Ruff Land Crate ( Please see our Recommendations page )
17 inch ID collar and a 22-24 inch training collar
Transportation / Driving Services:
We prefer driving services overflights. Here is the contact information for transport companies that we have used and recommend.
Please contact them directly for quotes or any questions about the services that they provide.
* Sundance Transport: In-house transport is provided by us. Limited range and availability. Please call Sheryl at 814-790-2643.
* Executive Pet Transport : (678) 975-2518
*Royal Rides : Kassie Wilson, owner 1-806-759-8452, Braydon Wilson, manager 1-806-789-5341
*Blue Ridge Transport: 703-403-1398
*Lyons Pet Transport ( International) +1 (905) 320-0558
*Astrapi Pet Transport ( International) : 438-969-9111
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:
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.
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, closing cupboard doors, opening and closing of doors, and the vacuum.
October 1-15th: the pups are working in town and in pet-friendly stores
Sept 16-30th: your pup is working on obedience lessons in town with distractions.
Sept 1-15th: Field trips to Edinboro, Mckean , Albion and Lake Erie
August 15-30th: Obedience lessons, field trips to Erie, Mckean , Albion and Edinboro ( in crate and in backseat of cars)
August 1-15th: Field trips to Edinboro university, Mckean and Albion
July 16-31st: Pups are working on sit stays with distractions and going on field trips into town.
July 1-15: your pup is working on obedience lessons in the driveway, going over obstacles in the training center.
June 1-15th: light into to obedience training, sit lessons, place lessons, light intro to down, crate lessons, and adventure walks with the litter.
May 15-30th: Crate training, intro to leash drags, adventure walks in the woods with gunfire , sit lessons
May 1-15th: The litter is eight weeks old and has had their first vaccination. They are old enough to be taking on overnight, weekend and weeklong vacations.
Please remember * Offsite visits are strongly encouraged. By picking up your dog and visiting overnight/weekend /week, we are able to meet everyone's visiting needs and still keep to our training schedule. Pick up hours are firmly by appointment only Monday - Friday 1-3 and Sat 9-12. We will provide everything you need for your visit: crate, toys, food, treat etc.
April 15-30th: Adventure ! The pups are playing outside and learning about cats and goats
April 1st-15th: Growing like weeds. They pups are starting to eat mash food and play. They are having fun exploring carpet, tile flooring and playing with toys.
March 15-April 1st: The pups are growing, eating and napping a lot.
March 11th: Happy Birthday to the Rolo x Mick litter! We welcomed one little girl and five boys after a long, relaxing labor. Mama and puppies are doing great.