To be trained as:  a Shed Dog
​” Arrow Heim”
Sire: Sundance’s Mister Incredible
Dam: Duff
DOB 02/19/2022

Jack x Duff Litter Pedigree
​Black Male

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 

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.


October 15,2022: We are working on the same skill sets in new places 🙂

October 1, 2022: We are making great progress on staying in a close hiking range with our off leash walks, working on finding tougher antlers

Sepetmber 24, 2022: We are continuing to work on obedience of here, heel and sit. E collar obedience block to add an additional layer for walking in the woods and exposure to more antlers on hikes 

September 18,2022: This week we worked on obedience lessons of here, heel and sit. Off leash recall on adventure walks in the woods and " hunting up" planted antlers along the way

September 4,2022 : This week we worked on sit/stays with higher levels of distractions, putting larger antlers in tougher areas of cover and extending the  search in the woods. 

August 26, 2022:  This week we explored different hiding spots that an antler shed could be in; while still making sure the hunt was successful. Sheds were hidden against logs, bases of trees, and even in a puddle.  We also focused on obedience lessons and off-leash recall in the woods.

August 19, 2022: Your pup is working on finding sheds in taller grasses and in the brush. His obedience lessons are coming along nicely.  

May 14th-June 10th : Arrow is working on intro to obedience lessons. Along with working with antlers.

May 1st- May 14th : Leash drags, sit lessons, crate lessons. Home etiquette lessons. Adventure walks and fun retrieves