Hardwood Kennels
NEW Bird Dog
Puppy Start Program
BIRD DOG PUPPY PRE-SCHOOL

For pointing or flushing breed puppies ages 12weeks(3mos) to 20weeks(5mos)
$500 for 2 weeks.

**Training is only guaranteed for puppies who stay the full 2 weeks.

What will my puppy learn?
1)Come when called/name recognition 
2)Stay/Kennel
3)Wait to be released for their food 
4)Live bird introduction
5)Hunting
6)Pointing or Flushing depending on the breed
7)No biting
8)No jumping

Puppies will stay in the climate controlled indoor/outdoor kennel with the other bird dogs.  We do not work on retrieving at this time due to most puppies loosing their baby teeth at this age.
BIRD DOG PUPPY GRADE SCHOOL

For pointing or flushing breed puppies ages 5mos to 9mos
$3000 for 3 months plus birds shot(approx. $1100 due monthly)

**Training is only guaranteed for puppies who stay the full 3 months.

What will my puppy learn?
1)Come/Stay/Kennel Reliably
2)Wait to be released for their food/wait at doorways to be released
3)Walk on a leash 
4)Quiet/Stop barking
5)No biting/No jumping
6)Hunting
7)Pointing Solid until the bird is flushed(for pointers)
8)Intro to gunfire
9)Retrieving
10)Intro to honoring(for pointers)

Puppies will stay in the climate controlled indoor/outdoor kennel with the other bird dogs.  Birds shot will be charged at a rate of $5.00 - $8.50 per bird depending on the species we use.
BIRD DOG HIGH SCHOOL

For young UNTRAINED pointing or flushing breed dogs ages 1 year to 2 years
$3200 for 3 months plus birds shot(approx. $1100 due monthly)

**Training is only guaranteed for dogs who stay the full 3 months.

What will my dog learn?
1)Come/Stay/Kennel Reliably
2)Wait to be released for their food/wait at doorways to be released
3)Walk on a leash 
4)Quiet/Stop barking
5)No jumping
6)Hunting
7)Pointing Solid until the bird is flushed(for pointers)
8)Intro to gunfire
9)Retrieving
10)Intro to honoring(for pointers)

Dogs will stay in the climate controlled indoor/outdoor kennel with the other bird dogs. Birds shot will be charged at a rate of $5.00 - $8.50 per bird depending on the species we use.
WHERE WILL MY PUPPY STAY?

All puppies and dogs here for bird dog training will stay in the climate controlled indoor/outdoor kennel and learn about and become desensitized to loud noises, barking dogs, and have lots of dog and human socialization, along with their daily lessons of each level.  They will learn how to navigate a variety of obstacles like steps, uneven surfaces, and moving surfaces just to name a few.  They will also have lots of playtime in the country!



OTHER IMPORTANT NOTES:

You will receive updates and photos of your puppy/dog at least once a week. Some photos will be posted on Facebook or Instagram, or even our website unless you express that you do not wish them to be posted.

Puppies/dogs must be dropped off wearing a flat buckle collar.  If they are not, we will provide them one and you will be charged for it.

We will keep up with any health concerns that may arise. We partner with the best at Brisbane Veterinary Services in Smithville, MO.  Any bills are the responsibility of the owner.

All puppies/dogs must be on Heartworm AND flea/tick prevention.  You may leave it with us and we will administer it to your puppy/dog, but we do not provide it for you.

Grooming fees, if needed, are the responsibility of the owner and are not included. 

You will receive a video prior to your puppy going home of everything he/she has learned. The video will be for you to refer back to, should you have any questions after you get your puppy home.
Puppies picked up at Hardwood Kennels by their owner will receive a free 1hour lesson with 1 or 2 adults from the family.

Training fees are non-refundable.
For Puppies/Dogs with
no prior training.
(Puppies/Dogs with prior training from us or another trainer, please see our Prices and Fees page.)