Bird Dog Training Seminar

Where? Pittsburg NH

When? June 14 & 15, 2014

Lopstick Lodge along with David A. Trahan, New Hampshire Guide and Professional Dog Trainer, will provide a two-day comprehensive bird dog training seminar.

This weekend event will cover information about training your dog no matter what age.  Dave has been training dogs for 20 years. Heruns On Point Kennel web store and training center, and breeds Deutsch Kurzhaar-German Shorthaired Pointers. All of Dave’s dogs have completed the necessary tests required for breeding under the German regulation. He also tests in the North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association (NAVHDA) system. Several of the dogs Dave has trained have attained the title Versatile Champion. In addition to training and testing with NAVHDA, he is a senior judge, clinic leader, and current national president of the organization. In his spare time, Dave and his wife, Carol, hunt in New England and the Midwest.

Topics to be covered in the bird dog training seminar include the following:

1. Picking a pup

2. Training for the first part of your dog’s life

3 Steady to wing and shot

4. Trained retrieve (force-break training)

Cost $275 per person or $375 per couple; class size is limited to 20.

To sign up, or for questions regarding the class contact:

David Trahan:


For cabin reservations call Lopstick at 800-538-6659