Journal entries for: K-9 Warriors : Katie x Jack litter (3)

Hawk

Bucky

Wanda

Commonly asked questions & Visiting Information Guide:

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

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)

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.

January 1-15th: Group obedience lessons, individual lessons on site and continuing field trips on a weekly basis

December: 16-30th: group obedience lessons on-site and traveling for field trips. During the week, we have several new friends stopping in and taking the dogs out on field trips or working on obedience lessons onsite

December 1-15: Obedience and skill set lessons at the Edinboro mall, Millcreek mall, and Walmart

Nov 10-26th: Bucky, Hawk and Wanda are continuing their weekly field trips and practicing their skill sets. We are having several " new to them" friends and family stop by and pick them up for outings around Edinboro and Erie 

October 16-Nov 9, 2022: Bucky, Hawk, and Wanda, have been traveling to the Edinboro and Millcreek Malls. Working on cues and new environments. The pups have been into clothes stores, visited pet stores and the food court as well. 

October 15, 2022: Off to port farms pumpkin fest. This was a great experience for the pups. They did great around all the new sights and sounds and did excellent " downs and settle" during lunch under a table.

October 1, 2022: Wanda, Buck and Hawk are working on using their cues in Tractor Supply, Home Depot etc. We are still using treats for lures but working on lessening the amount for most if not all the cues.

 September 18,2022: The Albion Fair was in town this week. Bucky, Wanda and Hawk enjoyed multiple field trips to the fair and were very well behaved. They walked through multiple animals barns, down the food strip and gaming lanes as well as being around large crowds and fair equipemt. 

September 4,2022: Wanda , Bucky and Hawk are doing exceptionally well with their auto sits, down and under commands. Bucky is the winner this week, as he will happily try to crawl under nearly anything for a chicken reward. They are also going to the Edinboro university and pet friendly stores around town.

August 26, 2022: Wanda, Bucky and Hawk are working on here, heel, auto sit, down, stand, side and look commands. The pups are doing well.

Of the group, Wanda has the best attention span. Bucky and Hawk need more reminders but are improving. All three are getting field trips into town to pet-friendly stores, a smaller local mall, and walking in and around Edinboro and the University.

* I am working on getting a specific "plug-in" for training videos. This should be completed by next week and we will start loading training videos for each pup.

 

August 19, 2022: Thank you for your patience while we launched our new website and journals. 

Your dogs are working on many field trips to town and local fairs for exposure .

For obedience and skills sets, we are working on here, heel, sit, and down reliably. Adding stand, lap, under, and side. 

June 1st-June 29th : Wears vest comfortably, sits and looks for treat. Heels, down, and stand command. 

May 4th-May 25th : Auto sit looks for treat, down, Wears vest comfortably. 

April 6th-April 27th : Working on puppy drills. Sit looks for treat, place, down. Greets new person, leans in for petting. ​

March 16th-April 6th : Evaluation of Katie x Jack litter. Curious, walks over tarps and through tunnels, treat motivated.

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