Advanced/Finished (approx. 2-4 months) - After Intermediate


This is when it really gets fun! Your dog will now be able to run blinds in difficult and challenging situations.  He or she will be able to effectively retrieve multiple birds and stay focused on the task at hand.  Upon completion your dog will be able to run AKC Master and HRC Finished Hunt Tests.  Discounts offered to those who commit to a minimum of 6 months training & competitions.  Contact us today for current pricing and availability.

Started Gun Dog (approx. 4 months)


Your dog will be a reliable hunting companion that is obedience trained, steady to shot, efficiently mark singles on land and in the water.  Reliably delivers to hand and has a good understanding of hunting situations.  Your dog will also be learning how to retrieve doubles and resist diversions.  Upon completion your dog will be ready for AKC Junior and HRC Started. level hunt tests.  Contact us today for current pricing and availability.

Dogs learn at different paces, therefore these time limits are approximations. After working and developing a rapport with your dog Tim will provide more accurate time tables throughout the different stages of training. For pricing and more information please email us or contact Tim at 512-431-9422 or email us at topnotchretrievers@gmail.com.

Intermediate/Advanced (approx. 6 months) - After Started Gun Dog


Your hunting companion will now be able to run blinds on both land and water.  He or she will be efficiently retrieving doubles and learning triples and quads.  Your dog will learn to honor other dogs working.  Upon completion he or she will be able to run AKC Senior and HRC Seasoned Hunt Tests.  Contact us today for current pricing and availability.


As the owner and head-trainer, Tim personally oversees every aspect of your dogs training from start to finish.   His training approach is behavioral based.  The following describes our programs.

Private Lessons


We offer private lessons for obedience and retriever training as well as handling lessons for hunting and competition.  Contact us today for current pricing and availability.

Companion Dog Obedience (recommended 6-8 weeks)


Obedience training is critical for the health and happiness of your pet. Some of the commands your pet will learn include: here, heel, sit, down, place and kennel.  We offer all-breed obedience board & train options from 2 weeks (on leash obedience) to 4+ weeks (on & off leash obedience).  Contact us today for current pricing and availability.

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Services

 

Puppy Head Start

Gun Dog Puppy

Companion Dog Obedience

Started Gun Dog

Intermediate/Advanced

Advanced/Finished

Private Lessons


Puppy Head Start (2-4 weeks)


Between 12 and 16 weeks is a critical time for your puppy's learning and development.  We teach your puppy the commands he or she will be trained to later.  Whether your pup will be a beloved house pet or a future gun dog, the puppies are well socialized and introduced to all of the fun and exciting things they will learn and do in a home environment and outdoors!


Gun Dog Puppy Head Start includes all of the above as well as exposure to the field (birds, shooting, etc.).