Retriever Training Fundamentals

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Retriever Training Fundamentals

Postby Alaska_Skeeter » Sat Dec 28, 2019 6:58 pm

In this downloabable audio podcast, we discuss five fundamentals of retriever training:
https://missskeeter.podbean.com/e/rational-retriever-training-five-fundamental-rules-and-why/
1)Building your retriever's confidence
2)Accept responsibility as a trainer
3)Do not reward your retriever if he creeps
4)Minimize the contrast between training and a hunt test or field trial event
5)Measure water temperature before training in water

And five more fundamentals of retriever training:
https://missskeeter.podbean.com/e/retriever-training-tips/
1)Do not repeat your commands
2)Slow Down!
3)Your retriever's focus
4Watch your dog!
5)Balance and Variety in Retriever Training
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Re: Retriever Training Fundamentals

Postby ibedamn » Wed Oct 28, 2020 12:20 pm

Good stuff Skeeter, I enjoyed both. I really like the part about accepting responsibility when our dogs fail. So true, it's our fault.
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