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Positive Gundog Training Stage 1: Basic Training Pauline Jackson

Positive Gundog Training Stage 1: Basic Training

Pauline Jackson

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Gundogs are required to develop a variety of skills before they can carry out their designated tasks of either picking up, beating or a combination of both. Whether you are training for the shooting field, for working tests, scurries or just for theMoreGundogs are required to develop a variety of skills before they can carry out their designated tasks of either picking up, beating or a combination of both. Whether you are training for the shooting field, for working tests, scurries or just for the fun of watching your dog use its natural instincts, then it is essential that your dog has a solid foundation in the basic skills of gundog work.This manual is suitable for all breeds and will show you how to teach your dog the basics in an easy to follow approach, using positive reward based training techniques.Basic skills covered by this manual:• Heelwork• Teaching a solid sit stay• Steadiness to fall• Directional work• Recall and stop to whistle• Retrieving skills• Quartering basicsAlthough not strictly a clicker manual, some clicker methods have been incorporated for completeness and in some instances because the skill is easier to train using this technique.