Retriever Training - Guru Style Classes Ireland
For those intending to train their dog as a shooting companion or those who wish to enter the competive world of retriever training"
For a successful day in the field one needs a reliable gundog. Whether beating rough, shooting or game shooting a competent dog by your side is essential for a good days fun. Gundog training is highly specialised and requires intense individual tuition and group tuition.
A well trained gundog is a worthwhile investment and an invaluable shooting companion.
International Judge, Champion Dog Breeder & Trainer
Keith Mathews 'The Dog Guru' is an international "A- Panel - Retriever Judge with the Irish Kennel Club he is highly skilled not only in the theory but more importantly in the practical training of specialised gundogs having personally bred and trained dogs to Field Trial Champion status, including the Irish Kennel Clubs 2008 Labrador Retriever of the Year.
Weekly Retriever Training Classes
We offer fortnightly retriever training classes in County Armagh. Our 'Retriever Training - Guru Style' programme is divided into 7 different levels of education with over 60 different modules being taught over the course programme normally over a 2 year period. The programme covers everything from Puppy Retriever training to Champion Retriever.
Blue Print to Success
During these fortnightly classes each participant is given an individual written training “Blueprint” with weekly lessons to follow and complete with their retriever before the next training workshop. Each handler and dog is individually assessed at the end of each attainment level by Keith and certification is provided upon completion.
For further information on our Gundog Training Programmes please email us by completing the form below.
We don’t always have to physically see your dog to be able to help you.
These 60 minute Zoom Consultations are suitable for all behavioural problems and have helped many people around the world.
During this consultation Keith will be able to pin point the reasons for your dogs behaviour, help formulate an action plan and discuss with you how to implement it. If necessary you can pre-send videos highlighting the problems you are having .
One consultation is usually sufficient to deal with most behavioural problems.
Once payment is made we will contact you to schedule an appointment.
1-2-1 Behavioural Consultation £135£135.00
Our 1-2-1 dog behaviour consultations are held at our ‘Dog Guru Centre’ near Markethill in Co.Armagh they are the ideal starting point for owners experiencing problems with their dogs behaviour.
We can offer support and guidance with all types of problematic dog behaviours such as aggression towards people and other dogs, reactive dog behaviours, resource guarding, sensitivity and fear phobias, excessive barking, over excitement and stress behaviours, separation anxiety and other anxiety disorders . The list is endless.
Our 1-2-1 dog behaviour consultations provide an intense re-education programme for both you and your dog.