2023 Field Training Schedule

Tuesday 4/4 5pm-7:30pm
Tuesday 4/18 5pm-7:30pm
Tuesday 5/2 5pm-7:30pm
Tuesday 5/16 5pm-7:30pm

*Additional training dates to be announced

These retriever training sessions are geared towards new handlers, puppies and young dogs working below the AKC Junior Hunter level. All breeds are welcome!

The training sessions will vary locations between Howell, Highland and surrounding areas.

Participation Fees:
$10 for members (limit 3 dogs)
$15 for non-members (limit 2 dogs)

Dog Health Requirements:
All dogs must have documentation of up-to-date vaccinations or titers. Puppies must be at least 10 weeks old, have at least two DA2PP/DHPP vaccines and be otherwise healthy with a negative fecal test within the last year. Please bring documentation to your first training session.

Further dates, times and locations will be published to the TinyLetter newsletter for non-members and the HRLRC Google Group for members.

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To RSVP to any of the training days, please contact Justine

You are encouraged to have the following items for you and your dog:
(Be sure to put some form of ID on your equipment)

Clean fresh water and bowl
First Aid kit
Dog kennel in vehicle
Adequate clothing for weather conditions (including boots, rain gear, bug spray and sunscreen)
Flat buckle collar with short training tab about 10 inches
Short 6-foot lead (dogs much be on lead unless being run or at honor)
Long line
Duck Call


WC/WCX Test – Saturday 7/29 at East Hill Labradors in Howell, MI; judge Cathy Brush



A list of training resources and common terminology is available from the HRLRC website:
A checklist and article on group training sessions and training etiquette are also available as pdfs
on the website:

Thank you,