Author: Jackie Mertens
Duration: 78 Min
Jackie Mertens is one of the most successful amateur retriever trainers and breeders in North America. She has trained and titled numerous FC/AFC retrievers. She is a six time finalist at the National Open/National Amateur Retriever Championships. She won the National Amateur Championship with her NAFC, FC, Topbrass Cotton, who is also the all time high point Golden Retriever in field trial history.
Breeding, training and campaigning retrievers are a way of life for Jackie. Her Topbrass Kennel, established in 1968, consistently produces high quality performance labrador and golden retrievers.
This hunting dog training video
describes in detail a comprehensive and progressive training program for retriever puppies from 7 weeks to 8 months of age. It can also be used to introduce an adult retriever to the world of retrieving.Topics Include: Basic Puppy Obedience Introducing the Tools of Training Your Puppy's First Retrieves Introduction to Water Developing a Positive Water Attitude Puppy Drills Preparing Your Pup for Advanced Training