Blog posts by Lena Gunnarsson

Lena Gunnarsson is a Swedish dog trainer, instructor and author of the book ”Retrieving for All Occasions”. She has two cocker spaniels and she trains and has competed in obedience class III, tracking, field trials and she also trains scent detection with her dogs. Lena has been training animals for all her life and dogs for the past 15 years. Her experience of training horses, dogs and educating people has taught her quite a lot about the learning process. For almost 20 years she has as an organizational consultant with focus on supporting people to solve problems and encouraging them to take on challenges, which has made her a confident coach. Add the fact that Lena is a journalist, the step to writing “Retrieving for all Occasions” and starting a publishing company - Klickerförlaget Göteborg AB - together with Elsa Blomster was not a big one. At Klickerförlaget they publish books, films and arrange clinics and courses about positive dog training. Lena Gunnarsson at Google+

Casting for the Rookie

A basic skill for blind retrieves – look straight ahead As you probably have noticed by now we often base our training on small parts – we break everything that we want to teach the dog down to small parts. We teach the dog these parts the best way we know (we want...

Water Test for Spaniel; a Victory

Today my spaniel Tassla started on a water test in the Swedish town Halmstad – and she did a great job. There are two different types of water tests for spaniels: A beginner test and an “ordinary” water test – the first one is easier than the second one. Among other...
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