Here’s how to train your dog to deliver the bird to your hand using positive training methods.
If you’re looking to build a cooperative, trusting relationship with your gun dog, this technique will help them learn to deliver the bird to your hand without using force fetching.
Thomas Aaron teaches you how to train your dog to deliver to hand.
The principles for this method involves rewarding your dog for fetching, holding, and delivering the toy to your hand.
When the dog can do this with a toy, you can transition them to a real bird. Speedy repetitions in short training sessions will help your dog learn quickly without getting bored of the exercise.