I don’t know why people spend so much time naming their new pup. For the first 4 months of the dog’s life he will think his name is “No”. Every time he really starts to enjoy himself, his owner will shout out his new name “NO!” No simply means stop what you are doing. Rather than just say no, let’s give him some direction.
There have been countless articles, videos, and books demonstrating how to train retrievers.
Let’s try a slightly different approach. We will take a fictional dog named “Jessie”, an eight week old retriever, through all the socialization, obedience, drills, [...]