The vast and diverse terrain at Thunder Ridge Kennels
in Billings, MT
provides a fantastic setting for gun dog training
. Owner/trainer Leonard Houser
has over 25 years' experience training hunting dogs for both individuals and competitive field trials. Leonard is known for his training abilities throughout the U.S., specifically for getting good results with all types of mannerisms and different dog breeds. Leonard knows the strengths and weaknesses of each dog he trains, and he provides a flexible program to meet the needs of the dog.
At Thunder Ridge Kennels, instruction and moderate pressure are the key points the dog will be exposed to so they gain confidence in their ability to perform various hunting styles. Obedience and manners are instilled in every dog being trained, as well as marking, teaching the dog to navigate to the fallen bird through various cover including water, and moderate pressure to build the dog's confidence and keeping them enthusiastic.
The dogs that are the best fit for gun dog training include:
And all other gun dog breeds!