Flushing Dog Seminar

    Sun. June 18 - Tue. June 20, 2023 with John Bruggeman

    Presented by Arctic Bird Dog Association


    To help our members and guests get a glimpse into the world of flushing dogs, we are hosting a seminar. John Bruggeman of SkyJacker Kennels will be sharing his 30 years of knowledge and experience as a Trainer, Field Trialer, Judge, and Hunter. You will see dogs of various skill levels from puppies to finished gundogs.

    John is a professional trainer of spaniels and owns and runs both Springers and Cockers in Hunt Tests and Field Trials.  He has been in the Hunt Test game from the beginning of the program as a handler and a judge.  He lives in York, PA.  Visit him on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/SkyJacker-Kennels-100264478197834  to see pictures and videos.


    JBruggeman5Topics Covered:

    • Setting up your Dog for success.
    • Quartering Drills for home and field.
    • Focusing on your dog's body language.
    • Work needed for a steady dog.
    • Making the most of a training day.
    • Water and Honor Drills if requested.


    Fees and Info:

    • Handlers and Dog can attend 1 or 2 days, but try to attend all 3 days if possible, to see the progression of your dog and thus trust the process.  

    • The cost is $100 per dog per day.

    • Audit spots are available for $25 per day.

    • Entries are limited to 10 dogs per day.

    • You can bring your own live birds, or we'll provide dead birds and homers. 

    • Please bring your own lunches.

    • Bring your Blaze Orange.

    • Lessons will run from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    • Location: Training Fields, LLC download map


    For more info: Derek Tomlinson 907-290-0708,  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Or John Bruggeman 443-690-8239, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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