Bird Dog Maintenance Program
(for older, hunted, basic training, started dogs)
Our Bird Dog Maintenance Training program is the best program to help keep you on the right track with your canine hunting friend! This program is intended for dogs older than 6 months that have had a first hunting season or some type of basic training. The earlier you can start training with your dog, the easier it will be to work with them as they advance in training.
This tune-up training program is $400 for us to work with your dog at our training grounds at Wasatch Wing and Clay.
This program includes three private training sessions that each include up to 4 hours of training, conditioning and exposure, plus socialization and kennel time and is spaced about 2 weeks apart from each other. This program includes a free pre-training evaluation.
Because each dog is different, each session is different and accommodated to what your dog needs in order to learn and succeed. When working with a dog, we always look at the dog as a whole, rather than just focusing on one specific topic or ability. We combine the use of food, proper motivation, and positive reinforcement with proper structure, leadership, and the right training tools that work best for your dog to create an all-around healthy, structured, happy life in the field for all of the dogs (and their owners) that we work with.
We will use what abilities your dog has learned in combination with positive reinforcement, as well as any other training tools that work best for your dog, to create a fun, healthy level of focus and motivation.
We will teach you about dog psychology and pack mentality to help you understand how to communicate with your dog, and how to read their body language in the field better.
We will cover a variety of aspects, including basic obedience, basic handling and upland training, and proper e collar conditioning. We will teach you the importance of proper e collar conditioning for your dog, and how proper exposure is necessary to communicate with your dog and be successful in the field.
We will give you a structured, fun, reasonable training schedule for your dog to follow after they return home, to help them bring everything they learned with us home after each session.
We will continue basic obedience and obedience in the field.
Your dog will be trained or refreshed on walking on a loose leash, sit, down, come and stay (with distance and distractions)
We will teach you many different ways to correct your dog properly when needed
We will talk about the importance of crate and kennel training and how it can be safe transportation to the field, safety at home and extremely beneficial to training scenarios and creating a calmer, happier dog.
We will continue to expose your dog to the sights and sounds of the hunting field. Your dog will be exposed to gunfire, bird scent, game birds, various types of terrain, habitat and cover.
We will continue to condition your dog to search, pointing or flushing and retrieving using our tips and techniques paired with the abilities your dog has learned.
We will work on any minor behavior problems you may be having (chewing, digging, barking, potty training, etc)
*Any dogs that set foot in our training grounds must be up to date on their vaccines. Puppies must have at the very least their first set of vaccines. Proof of vaccines is required before any of our services can be provided, including training, group classes, etc. If you have any questions in regards to vaccines, please let us know!
*All training programs come with our lifetime support guarantee! We are here to assist you for the life of your dog, answering questions you may have via phone, text message, or email. We care about the success and happiness of you and your pup, and do our best to be there for you when you need us.
**We accept cash, check, or credit card.**
**All training programs and program prices subject to change at any time for any reason**