When it comes to prepping your dog for upland game hunts and duck season, there definitely exist some fundamental principles to hunting dog training. Don’t get me wrong; training your hunting dog can be a ton of fun, but you have to keep some bedrock truths in front of you when the summer heat is high. The last thing you want to do is accidentally work your dog to death.
If you are a seasoned dog trainer, some of the principles in this short video will be nothing new to you. If, however, you are attempting to go it alone in terms of hunting dog training–maybe with your first “real” duck dog or upland hunting dog–these few minutes will be well worth your time.