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Fall for Bird Dog Trainers

October 13, 2014 by

Fall is a special time for bird dog trainers. It a season full of preparation and anticipation. As cooler weather rolls in we get a little extra pep in our step and an added twinkle in our eyes knowing that hunting season is approaching. Our preparation begins months before the opening day of hunting season. Training needs to be completed for the younger dogs, trained dogs need tuneups and need to get physically ready for season. There is a lot to be done! More...

Fall for Bird Dog Trainers

Advanced Level Huntsmith Trainer Jake Edwards

August 05, 2014 by

Earning a certification as a Huntsmith Trainer is not an easy accomplishment. It takes dedication, hard work, knowledge of animal behavior and a gentle touch with dogs. That is what Jake Edwards, owner of Jacob Mark Kennels in Shelbyville, Kentucky, demonstrated to us this summer. More...

Advanced Level Huntsmith Trainer Jake Edwards

2014 Bird Dog Training Seminar Schedule

January 28, 2014 by

What Turns A Piece of Birdwork Into Artwork? Your Training. Rick & Ronnie combine dog psychology with good ol’ common sense help you teach your dog the disciplines of a fine bird dog. They will walk you step-by-step through their training process. For decades people have been successfully training their own dogs using this system. Rick & Ronnie believe you can too. More...

2014 Bird Dog Training Seminar Schedule

At what age should formal training begin for a bird dog?

January 08, 2013 by

A general rule of thumb is that dogs are ready for training at around a year of age. However, there is no magic age. Whether or not a dog is ready for training has to be measured on an individual basis. We have been able to begin formal training with some dogs at about 6 months and we have also not been able to start training some dogs that were 3 and 4 years old. More...

At what age should formal training begin for a bird dog?

Huntsmith Certified Trainers – Western Wing & BackCountry Bird Dogs

September 19, 2011 by

We are very proud to introduce Jerimiah Davison & Chris Smith to you as our newest Advanced Level Huntsmith Trainers. It takes sincere dedication to interrupt your life to spend months with us learning the finer elements of training bird dogs. That is exactly what these guys did. More...