At Fire and Ice Retrievers we strongly believe in getting your puppy off to the right start and this begins as soon as your puppy arrives at your home.  We have personally been using Bill Hillmann's methods for all our puppies as soon as they are 8 weeks old and believe that it is the best program in teaching your new puppy how to learn and becoming the dog of your dreams.

Training A Retriever Puppy with Bill Hillmann

Bill teaches and reinforces the SIT command at a young age as part of his retriever puppy training. He then contrasts this with massive amounts of excitement. These combine to create an absolutely rock steady retriever at a very young age. Bill calls this process the "Traffic Cop." The Revised Edition shows 3 different retriever puppies being trained in front of the camera. This method works beautifully with a Labrador Retriever, a Golden Retriever or any breed that you want to teach to be a great retriever.

Bill explains his way of starting a retriever puppy, to get him started in the right direction.

This beginning training will create habits and form a relationship that will be the foundation for any retrieving activities whether it's hunting ducks, chasing a tennis ball in your backyard, or going into competitive events. The most important part of the beginning stages of Labrador retriever puppy training is to develop a relationship with the puppy that will create a bond or a partnership. This will be based on respect and kindness. This will create a partnership that will last forever. Good training is not one giant lesson, but small and gentle lessons that mold the puppy to be the model that we want. If you have the idea of going forward into advanced retriever training or competition this information will be an excellent introduction to the basic program of almost any professional gun dog or retriever trainer.

Training a Retriever Puppy – Revised Edition shows three different retriever puppies being trained in front of the camera.  This video does NOT show dogs that are already trained.  This is a training method dedicated to how you want your puppy to BE more than what you want your puppy to do.  Emphasis is put on keeping your puppy in BALANCE.

At 149.00 it will be the best investment you will make in your new puppy!