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Retriever Training: What Not to Do
11 things to avoid during training



10 Tips to Prepare Your Dog Hunting Season
A brief refresher course to keep your dog ready for action



Retriever Obedience & Steadiness Drills
Simple drills will help keep your dog safe and inconspicuous during a hunt






Canine Encounters of the Wrong Kind
What to do if your dog gets sprayed, quilled or bitten



Adding Polish and Style
Instilling confidence in your dog during training will result in top performance in the field.



The Essential Golden Retriever
Whether in the duck blind, field-trialing, or competing in hunt tests, this breed is more than capable of holding its own



Better Blind Retrieves
One trainer insists that straight lines are essential



The Unholy Time Schedule
One of the biggest mistakes a dog owner can make is being too rigid in training



Retriever Training Plan
Make a plan and constantly evaluate



5 Key Points for Training Your Retriever
Robert Milner explains training fundamentals






Puppy Selection Tips
How to select the best pup from a litter



Introducing Pups to Guns
Proper introduction to the gun can last a lifetime



Delivery to Hand
Develop a gundog that always delivers undamaged birds to hand



Steadying the Retriever
Steadiness is fundamental to the success of training



Prepare Your Retriever for Duck Hunting
Think ahead and expose your dog to normal hunting conditions



10 Tips for Starting out on the Right Paw
Get Rover Ready for Duck Season



Puttin' on the Polish
Polish arises from an attention to detail



10 Pitfalls in Retriever Training
Top pitfalls trainers face and how to correct them


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