Rookie Training

Introduce your pup to the FUN of bird hunting!


The Rookie Training course is for ages 20 weeks and up, your bird dog puppy will be in heaven while learning:

  • Confidence around birds and guns
  • Confidence in and around hunting grounds
  • Learn “Here!” and the whistle
  • Point and Chase
  • Find and pursue game – Flushing dogs
  • Begin retrieving
  • Learn to socialize with other dogs
  • Physical conditioning
Training at Valhalla Kennels and Gun Dogs

Seasoned Training

Training at Valhalla Kennels and Gun Dogs

Furthering your gun dogs’ potential in the field!


For ages 6 months and up, the Seasoned Training course picks up where Rookie Training left off:

  • Learn “Whoa” command – Pointing dogs
  • Learn to sit to the whistle – Flushing dogs
  • Learn quartering on voice and whistle command
  • Learn to point without chase
  • Work to improve retrieving
  • Learn to honor/back another dogs point
  • Introduction to water work
  • Physical conditioning

All Pro Training

For the experienced gun dog.

All Pro Training is for all dogs who have been through the first two stages of training.

This course picks up where Seasoned Training left off:

  • Learn “Steady to wing & shot” – Pointing dogs
  • Learn “Sit to the flush” – Flushing dogs
  • Brush up on whistle commands
  • Force retrieving
  • Intense water work
  • Physical conditioning
All Pro Training