Level 3 Training Videos
These videos illustrate some of the activities on the Aytee GSPs Level 3 Training Progamme. Enjoy working your dog in the field, it is a great time as you build your partnership with him.
How to work a GSP on open ground in a HEADWIND and achieve good ground cover. The dog is our bitch FT CH Aytee Isadora. Dont worry if you have a puppy, this shows you the pattern and range that you will eventually achieve. What you do with a young inexperienced dog is the same, simply scaled down.
How to work a GSP on open ground in a CHEEKWIND and achieve good ground cover. The dog is our bitch FT CH Aytee Isadora. Bear in mind that a young dog may work closer because of confidence or different ground, but the pattern should be the same.
Walking your HPR obediently to heel off the lead at a shoot will take training across many months while they are growing up. But persevere, it is well worth the effort when you can relax in the knowledge that they will remain quietly by your side. This video is part of the level 3 Training Programme.
Being able to leave your HPR and know it will not move is a really useful lesson for him to learn. Gradually increasing the length of time he is left and in increasingly distracting situations must be built up slowly to keep his confidence. This video is part of the level 3 Training Programme.
The split retrieve is an important part of direction training and this shows lefts and rights. Through a very simple start, working methodically through left, right, forward and back your dog will eventually be able to be sent in any direction to find a blind retrieve. This video is part of the level 3 Training Programme.
Memory retrieves in increasingly demanding situations. Give the young dog a seen over a new obstacle in training and then follow it up immediately with a blind. This will give him confidence. Later you can start with a blind alone. This video is part of the level 3/4 Training Programme
Young or immature dogs are often playful with a dummy, picking it up by the end and swinging it around. Using a heavier dummy, for instance a hare replica, can help to teach the dog to pick up and carry the dummy in the centre giving you a much better delivery.