Welcome to our blog, where we share information about many different topics. We are in the process of updating this area with info previously published. Please check back again as we put out more info.
Using Positive Reinforcement Pigeons for Training "Whoa"
January 1, 2009
Using pigeons as positive reinforcement we start training Rooster to be steady to wing. We have found this method of training is easy on young dogs, and makes introducing the "Whoa" command fun for the dog.
Step 1: Target Training Using Positive Reinforcement
January 1, 2012
In this video Chad Hines with Willow Creek Kennels shows you how to teach your puppy to recall to a target using positive reinforcement and a secondary reinforcer, a clicker.
Clicker Training With Your New Puppy
November 16, 2010
In this video we show the proper way to use a clicker to start training your brand new puppy important commands like "here".
Step 3: Teaching "Sit" with Positive Reinforcement
January 30, 2012
We show you how to teach "sit" to your puppy using positive reinforcement (food reward), along with a secondary reinforcer (a training clicker).
Step 5: Crate Training using Positive Reinforcement
February 16, 2012
This video focuses on crate or "kennel" training using positive reinforcement (food reward), along with a secondary reinforcer (a training clicker).
Potty Training Your New Puppy
February 21, 2013
Learn how to potty train your new puppy when you first take them home.
Pack Training - Positive Reinforcement Pigeons
January 17, 2021
Chad uses pigeons to develop whoa in a pack of dogs
Bumper on a String (2 parts)
January 17, 2021
We use a bumper on a string to develop prey drive and hold in a puppy.
Using a Moving Tether / Check Cord
January 1, 2010
We show you how to use a check cord as a moving tether to help a puppy point set birds in an electronic bird launcher.
Transition from Launcher to Bird in a Cone (Cylinder)
January 8, 2010
We demonstrate how to transition from a bird launcher to using a wire cylinder (also called a cone).