Beginning Hunter

What an exciting time for you and your dog. Dreams of being in the field bird hunting with your best friend. This is a dream that can be accomplished through our Beginning Hunter program. Our passion for hunting and skills as pro trainers will allow you and your dog to bask in the glory of a successful hunt.

Beginning Hunter


  • Pup should have a willingness to learn.
  • Pup should be age appropriate for the level of obedience you desire.
  • Pup should have basic obedience training.
  • You will need to have the willingness to continue to train and time spent in training.

At Sonoran Labrador Retrievers our desire is to make proficient hunters out of your dog. We are able to achieve this by taking individual time with each dog and making sure that they have learned the skills on the right. We make sure all training is done with a kind hand and your dog’s desire to please left intact. After all you want to be able to hunt with your friend that has the love of being with you and hunting with you.

  • Introduction to holding
    • Drop Command
    • Hold Command
      • Holding Dumbbell
      • Other objects
    • Introduction to birds
    • Delivery to hand
  • Single Retrieves
    • Land
    • Water
  • Field days with bird