Young working dog without a job. I have just met Sam who is seven months of age. Sam is so very like my own Working Cocker Spaniel, Pickle. I have had over five years with Pickle, learning how to give my alert and energetic working dog a sufficiently fulfilled life so that he’s Read more…
Sweet little Fox Red Labrador, Willow, used to live outside in kennels with other gundogs. Now she is in a very new world. Brave Willow’s new world. When one considers this is the first time the two-year-old has lived in a house, everything is a big adjustment. Just think of Read more…
Gun dog Black Lab Bentley is extremely well-behaved and polite, an absolute delight.
The young dog seems, however, careful. He follows anyone who gets up to walk about, looking worried. He can be jumpy.
Gun dog training
His young lady owner is very conscientious indeed. She is keen to make a good gun dog out of him and is very disciplined with the training. Each family member helps her by walking him and they are well-trained too – very keen to help. All walks include training sessions.
The girl voiced concern that if she follows my behaviour route, Bentley’s training may go downhill. I suspect that easing right back on the gun dog training and giving Bentley more choice will instead enhance their training sessions.