In this book, nationally-recognized retriever trainers John and Amy Dahl (The 10-Minute Retriever) tackle advanced training methods and problem-solving using a dog's innate strengths to compensate for its weakness. They discuss how dogs learn at an advanced level while encouraging readers to tailor their training so the dog keeps progressing. Training topics include: how advanced training applies to hunting and to competition; blind retrieves; achieving range and multiple blinds; handling; hazards and formidable obstacles; more disciplined lining; marking; and the use of e-collar in advanced field work. The authors also discuss good general practices and individuality in training, along with specific real-life dog training stories that help readers see how they deal with unique problems.
Softcover - 256 Pages - 6" x 9"