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Bird on a wire

I continued with my short training sessions with a return to honoring. I had already released my pigeons for the day so there were only a couple left in the bird loft with which to train. The majority of birds … Continue reading

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More honoring

        Our Saturday morning training session was cancelled due to the heavy rains that we’ve been getting over the past couple of weeks, which turned the access road and fields into a muddy mess. But that hasn’t … Continue reading

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Abbreviated training session

I worked on some of the things that my trainer suggested, all the while keeping an eye on an  approaching thunderstorm. Judging from the rate that the storm was approaching, I figured that I had about an hour before it … Continue reading

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Training refinements

Doc and Mia got some more quality time in the field Saturday morning and I received some good instructions on how to take them forward with their training. The thought of whether or not we could even reach our training … Continue reading

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Sunrise training session

We began training just after 7:00 a.m. Saturday morning, but with 14 dogs and 3 hours of training, I’m just going to post a few of the pictures. We had quite a variety of dogs: Labs, Brittanys, GSP, English Setter … Continue reading

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Honor drills

Trainers have often said that honoring is one of the easier hunting aspects to teach your bird dog; when you think of it, honor or backing, and respect are really one and the same. Bird dogs need to honor or … Continue reading

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