If you're looking for a better relationship with your dog, both at home and in the field, you've come to the right place. From puppy hood through finished bird dog, all the basic skills you and your dog will need are covered at this seminar. You will be trained to train your dog, with Rick’s guidance using his “Silent Command System”. From puppies to finished birddogs, there is something for everyone and every dog. The event dates are May 5th thru May 7th 2017 and will be held at our facility in Port Matilda, PA, and at nearby Spring Lane Hunt Club. Everyone should bring his or her dog. Class size is limited to 25 participants and the cost is $400. Call 1-800-662-5202 for more information or to register by phone today.
The Foundation Seminar begins with a slide presentation on Friday evening designed to overview the training process. Saturday and Sunday are spent all day in the field with you and your dog practicing training techniques that have been used for over 80 years by the Rick Smith and his family. (Inclement weather will bring the seminar indoors for lecture, demonstration and slides.) There are plenty of opportunities for individual counseling ensures that every step is mastered before moving on to more advanced work. Areas to be covered are: laying the proper foundation, yard and field training, preventing and correcting faults, bird work, natural and force retrieving, and using both the check cord and electronic collar.