Hunt Training

At Goldwing Kennels we offer basic to advanced hunt training using effective teaching methods resulting in a canine hunting partner of the highest standard. Our levels of training include:

Four Month Started Gun Dog Program

  • all basic on and off leash obedience.
  • motivational hold and fetch.
  • introduction to birds, gun, water, marking, quartering, hide-a-pooch and decoys.

6 months: generally to achieve a CKC Junior Hunter Title.

Intermediate Gun Dog Level

  • advanced obedience commands and field commands.
  • lining and handling drills.
  • water breaking.
  • land and water retrieves.
  • blinds on land and water.
  • trailing.
  • advanced decoy and bird work including hunting up the decoy field and retrieving geese.
  • sit to flush
  • all situational phases of being steady and honoring.

10 months: generally to achieve a CKC Senior Hunter Title.

Advanced Gun Dog Level

  • advanced lining and hand signal work.
  • longer blinds with diversions such as poison or shot birds on a return retrieve.
  • advanced multiple marks.
  • backing other dogs on upland hunting.

16 months: generally to achieve a CKC Master Hunter Title