It's starting to get pretty warm out there. You've had plenty of time to let the fond memories of the past season sink in. Take a moment and think back one more time of those crisp mornings and great bird work pup put in. Ok, so maybe it wasn't ALL great. You know what I'm talking about; a creep and a busted bird here, a repeated command or two there. Most of us tend to … [Read more...] about Summer school is in!
Spring is here! The snow has melted here in the Midwest and the temperatures are starting to rise. Not only does this mean that it's almost time to start mowing the grass again; but that it's spring hunt test and field trial season! Whether you're totally new to the AKC hunt test world or you and your dogs are seasoned competitors out to finish up your MH it's time to gather … [Read more...] about AKC Pointing Dog Hunt Test Gear Checklist
The Weimaraner Club of Northern Illinois had a training day for its members. They had some left over quail to share with all who could make it out to John and Mary's place. It was a warm and windy day but perfect place to learn more about how to train dogs. I saw them help others with exercises to help the dogs strengthen their backing and steady to shot. There was dogs … [Read more...] about Training Day with WCNI (10-17-2010)