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What To Look For in a Hunting Dog Trainer

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Bird hunting season is fast approaching, so if you want to find a hunting dog trainer, consider these things.

It’s every bird hunter’s dream to have a quality hunting dog, but it’s often hard to find the time to do it yourself.

Looking to a trainer to get the job done is becoming a more popular option, and there are a few simple things you should look for when it comes to finding a good one.

Training should preferably be available on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis depending on what you specifically need your dog to be trained in. Ideally a trainer should train your dog to do whatever you need, from basic obedience to enhanced hunting skills.

The training land should be large and of course have water. It’s best if the trainers use live ducks and other birds when possible, but dummies and decoys will be used in the beginning stages. The water elements should be diverse and extensive, with decoys thrown in early and often, so trainee dogs will have to retrieve them using their learned skills.

Land retrieval is also emphasized at the best hunting dog trainers.

Some even hold snake training seminars, which teaches snake awareness so that canines know and understand various snakes they may come across when hunting, and when to stay away.

Dove season is almost among us, so be prepared.

And if you’re looking for a good hunting dog trainer in Texas, consider Redmark Kennels near Elgin. They do all the things mentioned here, in addition to basic boarding and competition training.

Visit the Redmark Kennels website here for their phone number, address and pricing, and check other hunting dog training facilities in your area. State wildlife groups typically share information on their websites.

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What To Look For in a Hunting Dog Trainer