Professional

Gun Dog

Training

Missouri Valley Gun Dogs

Professional

Gun Dog Training

Whether you’re looking for a high performance retriever that can meet the demands of guiding every day of the season – or you’re a diehard duck hunter that wants to take his gun dog to the next level, we have a training program that is right for you.

Professional Gun Dog Training

Great Start Puppy

Great Start Puppy

The Great Start Puppy Program will provide your pup with a smooth introduction to the daily life of gun dog training.

A Great Start Will Include:

  • Proper socialization
  • Environmental exposure
  • Intro to puppy marks
  • Intro to Basic Obedience: Heel, Sit & Here (verbal & whistle) Down, Kennel

Great Start Puppy: $20/Day

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Started Gun Dog

Started Gun Dog

The Started Gun Dog is a good companion & a good hunter. A Started Gun Dog is obedient to commands, steady to wing & shot, marks fallen birds, retrieves promptly & delivers to hand.

Started Gun Dog Training Itinerary:

  • Intro to Retrieving: Land & Water Marks
  • Obedience: Heel, Sit & Here (verbal & whistle), Down, Kennel, Honor
  • Intro to Live Birds & Gunfire
  • Force Fetch & Collar Conditioning
  • Hunt Scenario Based Training (field blind, boat blind, pit blind, A-frame, upland)
  • Junior/Started Level Hunt Test Concepts

Started Gun Dog Training: $25/Day

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Advanced Gun Dog

Advanced Gun Dog

This program will expand on the development of the Basic Gun Dog by transitioning the dog into Advanced level work.

If you’re a professional guide, an outfitter or a diehard waterfowl hunter - this is the training program for you.

The skill level & work load will increase as the Advanced Gun Dog will learn to mark & retrieve multiple birds as well as complete blind retrieves on land & water.

Advanced Gun Dog Training Itinerary:

  • Pile Work, Lining, Casting, Single T, Water T, Swimby, Decheating
  • Multiple Marks
  • Blind Retrieves
  • Hunt Scenario Based Training (field blind, boat blind, pit blind, A-frame, upland)
  • Master / Finished Level Hunt Test Concepts

Advanced Gun Dog Training: $30/Day

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Our Winning Dogs

We couldn’t be more happy with our dogs & the progress they’ve made in training!