Another "Kwick" is
on the horizon.
The "puppy plan" will be
a combination of the ideas expressed in the following links
plus the "program" experience gained while training Taffey, Kooly,
The primary focus is to do what the pup needs.
The Rationale is to create an effective, efficient and 24/7 training
Reality sets the tone which is to maximize potential.
The dream goal is to be competitive in field trials. "Aim High!"
Favorite Book -
Julie Knutson's - Training the Pointing Labrador
(make sure to read the review
by Jackie Mertens)
note: If you are
training a retriever and want to
focus on teaching,
this is a must
insights through the "Five Factor"
balance concepts of a retriever are uniquely presented.
Phase I - Training Insight Foundations
(integrate the following)
from The Retriever Forum (thread)
Pack Drive (link)
- several perspectives
Canine Personality Profile (link) -
from Michael Ellis
My High Drive Dog Will Never Settle and Be Calm,
What Can I Do?
link #4a from
Pro Julie Knutson
The Five Factors (link)
- maintaining balance
(from the above referenced book)
link #4b re-read Julie Knutson's book
Favorite Retriever Training/Teaching Book (link)
II - The
Gathering (started Dec/2013)
informational links to "puppy stuff" ideas