Companion & Field  Training Programs

Companions

Gun Dogs

Working Dogs 

​If you are thinking about a professional career for your canine companion, we offer the foundation to get your pup on the right path. From Detection or SAR to Therapy and Service, we can help your dog develop the skills to prepare for a finished program of your choosing. 

Started Therapy or Comfort Program

 

An Occasional or Classic Gun Dog  that completes this program will:
*Have a calm, gentle demeanor.                                                           *Basic Obedience Skills ( here, heel, down and sit stays)
* Sit before and after going through doors
* Sit until released to eat
* Fun Retrieves on land and water
* Crate trained and started on their house training.
* Exposed to high-stress environments, frequent field trips, store settings etc
* Comfortable in family settings, car rides and new experiences
* Exposed to travel and new terrain.
* Comfortable working in large groups of people.

A companion leaving this program would be a good prospect for a CGC, Therapy, or Comfort program.

*Approximately eight months of age

Started Service Dog Program

An Occasional or Classic gun dog, completing this program will have the following:                                                                                                 * A calm, quiet demeanor                                                                           * Easily directed and looks for cues                                                             * Formal obedience of here, heel, sit
* Advanced obedience: extended sit /stays, down /stays, off-leash recall
* Sit before and after going through doors
* Sit until released to eat
* Fun Retrieves on land and water
* Crate trained and started on their house training.
* Exposed to high-stress environments, comfortably wears a training vest     * Frequent field trips to stores, car rides etc.                                                * Comfortable in Family setting.                                                                * Exposed to travel and new terrain

*Approximately eleven months of age

Started SAR or Detection Progam

A Sporting Gun Dog that completes this program will be:

* Confident, focused and have high toy drive
​* Have their formal obedience ( here, heel, sit) and off leash recall
​* Introduced to handling / moving to different platforms 
​* Exposed to a variety of search areas, uneven services, rubble and heights
* Exposed to a lift and carry harness
* Used to working around a variety of animals including horses, goats, chickens and other dogs. 

If you are looking for a  companion that is ready to start a more professional career choice,  perhaps a started SAR or detection dog is what you are looking for. We look to produce-driven, bold young dogs, that are ready to go into a finished program of your choosing. 
*Approximately eleven months of age