Charlie Jurney has been training performance and hunting dogs for more than 30 years. During that time he has produced hundreds of titled dogs including Grand Hunting Retriever Champions, Hunting Retriever Champions, Master Hunters, Grand Master Hunting Retriever Champions, and Master Hunting Retrievers. His writings have been featured in The Retriever Journal, Just Labs, The Pointing Dog Journal, and numerous other specialty journals. Charlie and his personal dogs have led many folks through their training programs with videos like “Game Dog,” “Gun Dog,” and “Water Dog.” He’s also used his training experiences to complete his own training manual, Finished Dog, which has become a favorite for the amateur trainer.
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Articles by Charlie Jurney
Training Commands: Talk Less, Reinforce More
No matter how good our intentions, we hunters and dog trainers as a whole commit one error that sets our training progress back and creates additional problems. We commit this error over and over again, and it’s vitally important to recognize it and fix it. What am I talking about?...
Where to Find a Dog with the Right Stuff - Part 2
In Part 1 of this article series, I discussed purchasing a puppy and considering bloodlines. Now we'll dig into the best breeder and how to pick the right litter. The most reasonable way to locate a well-bred puppy for yourself is by doing a great deal of research. Ask each breeder...
Don't Forget to Introduce Your Duck Dog to Decoys
In our excitement to build a retriever into a top-notch waterfowl dog, it’s easy to forget small but important details. For example, your dog might make you proud when he completes a long retrieve. But the first time you ask him to swim through four dozen decoys to retrieve a...
Other Senior Prostaff
It all started with a yellow female that was owned by my Aunt and Uncle. They decided they couldn’t keep her due to the amount of energy she had. I was beside myself when they let me take her home. Once we got home we went straight to work! Missing parties,...
LTC Jim Morehouse
Raised in the Finger Lakes area of New York State, Jim was involved in hunting and birddogs from an early age. Upon graduation from college, he joined the US Army in 1967. He served until 1989, retiring at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. After his retirement, Jim and his wife...
Owning Labrador Retrievers since the age of 9 has given Lynne a rare opportunity. She learned to listen to her dogs. They have taught her more than she has taught them, and to think any differently would be an error on her part, according to Lynne. She has had the pleasure...