Last weekend, Aster — a six month old Springer Spaniel — had the opportunity to flush two pheasants.
Last Saturday, September 17th, the Gateway Upland Club had a practice for several dogs. Below are two videos — one of the club and the other of Fergus, Field Spaniel. Here is the video of Fergus Here is a photo gallery.
On September 10-11, 2022, The Gateway Upland Hunt Club held a hunt test for Spaniels at the junior, senior, and master levels. We also held Working Dog certificate tests for Springer Spaniels and Field Spaniels. The video above features highlights of our test. Raven earned her Junior Hunt (JH) Title, and Fergus earned his Working…
Last weekend, we had the opportunity to practice water work for an AKC Spaniel Hunt Test. Fergus, the field spaniel, and Lily Belle, an English Springer Spaniel, practice retrieving a bird on a pond. Aster, the puppy, practices swimming.
The Gateway Upland Hunt Club took a break from flushing birds to work on basic upland skills with their dogs. This past weekend we focused on training the dogs to do quartering. The short video shows how we trained the dogs to quarter.
We had the opportunity to some training in Southern Illinois. A few English Springer Spaniels and a Labrador Retriever practicing with chukars and pheasants. A short video and some photos below.