Training Table Drawing

Thank you Robert Clayton for this drawing.

Thank you everyone that attended our Spaniel Seminar this weekend. You all did a great job and we appreciate you all taking the time to come out to watch and listen.

Here is the drawing of the training table that we used during the seminar.

EXPECTATIONS

We all have expectations to different degrees. Our expectations at Craney Hill Kennel are extremely high for our dogs. The theory is that if we set our standard to an almost unattainable level, when we fall short our dogs will still be very talented animals. I cannot express to you how difficult it is to keep a high standard. This is not because we are kennel blind…quite the opposite. It is hard to keep such a high standard because the standard of the public is so low that it becomes difficult to continually explain why you can or cannot do something.

Gracie 2nd Place!!!

Gracie runs in her second puppy trial ever and she gets 2nd place at the Iowa Sporting Spaniel Club in Monroe, Iowa. Her owners were not there to watch but we made sure to wait to have this photo moment with the 2nd place puppy ribbon. Gracie is really coming along in her training with Todd. We look forward to working with Gracie again this Fall so we can get her ready to run with the big dogs. Congratulations!

Sign Your Dog Up For Our Summer Dog Training Program!

SIGN UP NOW, SLOTS ARE FILLING UP FOR OUR THREE-MONTH SUMMER PROGRAM! THE NEXT AVAILABLE PROGRAM WILL START IN MAY.

START YOUR YOUNG PUP WITH A STRONG FOUNDATION! BASIC GUN DOG CAMPS! GET YOUR YOUNG PUP READY FOR THE FALL.

The objectives for our Basic Gun Dog Camp are to set a strong foundation for your dog, which includes proper introduction and exposure to birds, proper gun introduction, basic obedience, hunting in control and basic retrieving. This camp is focused on getting your puppy or young dog off to the right start before negative traits are established. This camp is generally available any time of the year, except October and November, and generally is for three months. The cost is $3,600 to $4,800, plus vet expenses. Training birds are included. At the end of the camp, your dog will come when called or whistled, hup/sit when told by voice or whistle, be e-collar conditioned if you choose, hunt for birds within range and generally retrieve.

Let Craney Hill Kennel develop a foundation for your Spaniel.

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Our English Cocker Spaniel – Mae

Our English cocker spaniel Mae having fun outside with her tennis ball.

“No squeaky toys, it encourages hard mouth”!

 

Puppy Socialization!

The exposure to everyday life is an important part of developing a proper Spaniel.

NEW! The Hunting Dog Podcast!

Todd returns to the show, and we talk Spaniels. Springers, Cockers and more.A bit about field trialing, hunting, training and why these little powerhouses can make you smile. and why some make you cry. Just like all things in the dog world. Todd brings real common sense to training dogs. Click here to listen.

 

Our Irish Bred English Springer Spaniel “Ferg” On Chukar!

START YOUR YOUNG PUP WITH A STRONG FOUNDATION!

Basic Gun Dog Development Camp!

Todd had worked many dogs in the morning on Chukar, so there were birds all over the property. This was a great opportunity to run one of our younger dogs on the loose Chukar. This was an hour and a half walk with Ferg, he learned so many things in that walk. The video I believe is 9 mins long, I so enjoyed watching all the fun that Ferg was having this day I didn’t cut much. Sit back and enjoy the video.

Let Craney Hill Kennel develop a foundation for your Spaniel.

Contact us for further information about our Gun Dog Camps!