Retriever Training Definitions

For folks new to the sport of dog games and retriever training, the terminology can be overwhelming. Have you ever gone to an event and wondered what other people were telling their dogs? Does it sound like gibberish when someone talks about their dog “Creeping.” Isn’t that what happens at 2:00 AM when my dog is trying to crawl under the covers?” Or, Recast “I think that’s a fishing term.” To help understand terms you may hear during training sessions, field trials or hunt tests, below is a PDF file with a list of terms commonly used in dog games and retriever training that I found online.

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