Ridge’s first pigeon

By |2010-08-12T17:16:43-06:00August 12th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Yesterday about 8:00 pm we gave Ridge his first pigeon to retrieve. It is a dead and frozen bird. I like to use frozen birds to start out a puppy because I believe a live bird is just too much for a young puppy to handle. Similarly, a freshly killed bird is just too floppy

Ridge’s First Retrieve with remote throw

By |2010-08-09T17:25:16-06:00August 9th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Today Jim (Beckley) and I went out training and Ridge went along. Jim stood about 30 yards away as the "gunner." He was set up just like for our older dogs with a duck call and training pistol. He blew the call, shot the gun, and threw Ridge's paint roller dummy.

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