Date of Birth: September 5, 2017
Parents: Stitch & Leffe
-Beginning house breaking and crate trained.
-Advanced obedience off-leash including heel, sit, place, here, stay, and down.
-Started retriever training (waterfowl/AKC retriever hunt test AND upland) including force-fetch, e-collar conditioning, picking up birds (ducks and pheasants), experience with decoys on land and in water, marking and retrieving through cover and water, 75-100 yard marking, gun dog finish with delivery to hand, "watches" on gunshots and duck calls, and quartering to hunt a missed mark. Shotgun also earned his first pass towards his AKC Junior Hunting title at his first test.
-Extensive travel experience, comfortable traveling in travel kennel for extended road trips (8+ hours).
-Public access obedience including pet stores, hardware stores, and public streets.
-Extensive grooming and handling experience including nail trims, baths, ear cleaning, and wound care.
About: Shotgun is a naturally talented retriever with a strong desire to please. He is a strong marker with a lot of "go" in the field. He has a powerful nose and knows how to use it. He does not give up when hunting falls and quarters naturally on a hunt. Shotgun charges through cover or water for a retrieve. He is not gun shy or timid in the field. He is a busy dog best suited for an active or hunting household. Shotgun is also a very affectionate dog that loves to be with his people. He has a good off-switch in the home when he is provided with exercise and mental stimulation. Shotgun is highly intelligent and learns new concepts quickly. He has a good work ethic and loves to do a job for his people.
Shotgun is available for pick up and transportation from Newport, North Carolina. Training can be customized to fit your needs!