Level 1 German Shorthaired Pointer Gundog Training Videos
These videos illustrate some of the activities in the Aytee GSPs Level 1 Training Manual. No two dogs and owners are the same so just be guided, it is up to you to 'feel' your way with your dog.
Keeping the young German Shorthaired Pointer focussed on retrieving can be a challenge in the early days. This 9 month old can have a mind of her own !
Training the German Shorthaired Pointer to wait in a doorway has practical uses when out in the field.
Starting Seen Retrieves with a young German Shorthaired Pointer there is lots to think about. Be clear and calm and keep them enjoying the job for success.
Probably the most important exercise that you will teach your dog. Make sure that they are rock solid on this exercise and only move forward slowly.
Training your GSP to a perfect recall is a massive challenge for many people. Establishing this habit when they are young will set you up for success in later years.
HPR's hate heelwork ! Make it as tolerable for you both as you can. It is a necessary evil, because once learnt the benefits will last for ever.
Training your dogs to listen and wait for you is the foundation of all your training. It starts when you go out of the door. Indeed, this exercise is useful once you meet obstacles out in the field
Teaching your GSP basic commands will take considerable time before they are fully established and reliable. During all this time care needs to be taken in how much freedom you give your young dog on a walk and any unsupervised freedom is definately a quick way to them learning bad habits.