Why it’s important: Structure Potty training puppies Dealing with frustrating Self soothing/coping mechanisms Preventing sep. anxiety Crating is for life: Safest home alone Safest Traveling Crated at trainer’s/vet/groomer Crated if injured Overview of to crate train puppies and adults Crate recommendations (Sizing, brands, location
Selecting a breeder/breeding. -Your objectives -Why I have Labs and EBs -What type of hunting do you do? -Where do you live and hunt? -How much hunting do you do? -Family/home situation? Bringing your new puppy home.
Podcast Notes Brief overview of services offered Bird season is upon us. -NY trip -Plans to hunt VA early season -Float trips -Trials and Tests planned -Plans for the season -Plans for Podcast with Stump Recap of first
Consistency is key Wrestling coach story Client Commitment -Just do the work -I can tell when a client spends lots of time with their dog -I can’t make you the dog of your mind’s eye -Why I chose to remain a
Retriever History St Johns Water Dog -Origins in Canada (Fisherman’s Dog) -Sit quiet for long periods of time on boat. Come into drive when time to work. -Exported to UK (Labrador origins, Curly, Flat, Golden) -Developed into gundog -Reimported to NA from UK -First