Tag Archives: training pointers

Mia’s training photos 8-19-17

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Doc’s training photos 8-5-17

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Training before hunting

I don’t know who came up with the idea of hunting with a leashed dog, but I’ve run into several hunters who have done just that. The black Lab I rescued this year was wearing an expensive camo leash which … Continue reading

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Final tuneup

I’m going to be handling Doc, Mia and Elettra in next week’s double-double hunt tests, so this weekend was their final tuneup. Testing three dogs in two days will certainly keep me busy, so hopefully the bracings will be favorable. … Continue reading

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Spring training

Friday I braced the guys on several birds and they are doing quite well with honoring. Doc established point with Elettra and Mia honoring. Mia caught a scent of something and went on point, Doc and Elettra honored nicely. Elettra … Continue reading

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Outsmarting the wily Spinone

When it comes to training, I’m limited by our 2 ½ acre pasture, especially this time of year when there’s no ground cover. It doesn’t take the guys long to learn where I plant the birds so rather than actually hunting, … Continue reading

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A training reminder

The guys don’t appreciate vacations and become restless between the end of hunting season and start of their off-season training. Occasional workouts on the treadmill and runs in the pasture still don’t appease them, they want birds. So on Saturday … Continue reading

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