Occasional Gun Dog : Piper.
Rolo x Diego
Est. June 15th / Owner pick up
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.
June 1-15: Review of Obedience lessons and field trips.
April 15th-30th: car rides: in and out of a crate, obedience lessons at the local University,
April 1-15th: Field trips to stores, pet friendly locations and outdoor restaurants
March 15th-30th: Obedience lessons, field trips , car rides
March 2-15th: field trips to Erie, Mckean, Albion and Edinboro
February 17th-March 1: field trips and more field trips. We are working in stores, traveling to Erie
February 2nd- February 16th: Exposure to many different handlers, new and known. Continuing public exposure field trips
January 16th- February 1st: Public exposure field trips to Walmart, home depot , Edinboro mall
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
December 1-15: Obedience and skill set lessons at the Edinboro mall, Millcreek mall, and Walmart
Nov 26th: Field trips to Tractor Supply, learning to navigate with the carts, and visits to the Edinboro Mall
Nov 1-15: The London x Jack litter is continuing to work on their skill sets and going on weekly field trips. We are traveling around town and visiting the Edinboro mall
October 15, 2022: This week, the pups enjoyed Port Farms Pumpkin Fest. There were tons of people, kids, craft vendors, and food stands for them to experience.
October 1, 2022: The London x Jack litter are working in town around the edinboro university and at tractor supply. We are working easily loading into and out of cars while practicing our commands
September 18, 2022 : The London x Jack litter spent the week at the Albion Fair for their field trips. There, they were exposed to large crowds, games, rides, and many diffrent animals at the barns. There was even a pretty awesome Rodeo for them to experience.
September 4,2022 : The London x Jack litter are continuing their field trips and obedience lessons in town. They are used to riding quietly in crates or sitting /laying down in the back seat to travel. We have gone to local parks, the Edinboro University and Tractor Supply. We will also be going to a local fair around the 14th.
August 26, 2022: This week the pups continued to work on auto sits and the down command. Both are going well. They are being lured into the under command, with fewer treats needed to accomplish the tasks. We also had a lot of children visiting over the last few weeks for play dates and snuggles. The London x Jack litter is also going on short, pleasant exposure field trips into town and local pet-friendly stores.
* I am working on getting a specific "plug-in "for the website to be able to load training videos.
August 19, 2022: The pups are working on auto sits, down command, and under. Being lured to a stand command and look command.