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Growing Up Gaddy Year One

Gaddy is now a year old and over the next few posts I will explain what I learned and what worked and what didn’t while training Gaddy.  I am hoping this will be helpful to anyone who isn’t a professional trainer and is thinking about getting and training their own hunting dog. #1 – Get the best breeding you can […]

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Growing Up Gaddy 10 & 11 Months

Gaddy is now a little over eleven months old and weighs in at seventy pounds, she has not grown much in the last couple of months other than putting on muscle. She runs fast and can jump like a deer. I have continued to take Gaddy hunting at our local state game area continuing to build on […]

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Growing Up Gaddy Eight Months

Gaddy is now eight months and weighs in at sixty two pounds she is slender, long and tall. She keeps running faster and  faster and jumping further and higher. She now understands all her hunting commands and other than commands she gets when working out. I have stated to concentrate on the commands she seems to have the most trouble with such […]

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Growing Up Gaddy Six Months

Gaddy is now six months and weighs in at fifty eight  pounds. She continues to excel in her training and has an unstoppable drive to retrieve, balls, Frisbees and bumpers, she has not slowed as some have said may happen, but at this point I think her desire continues to build. During our twice a week retrieving training, she […]

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Growing up Gaddy Week One

I picked up Gaddy on Monday morning from the kennel and after the uneventful two hour drive home with the family cocker keeping and eye on the little black ball inside her small travel crate that was strapped tight with one of the seat belts in the back seat. As stated in our opening post we are crate […]

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